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Dallas Holocaust Museum

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Neighborhood: Downtown Dallas
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Address: 211 N Record St, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75202-3307
Phone Number: +1 214-741-7500
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance offers a...

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance offers a core exhibit that exposes three key events that occurred on "One Day During the Holocaust". A special travelling exhibit, video graphed eyewitness testimonies of survivors, and artifacts offer visitors a well-rounded understanding of this horrific part of world history. Visitors leave the Museum with answers to the question, how could this happen?

Due to the somber topic and graphic historical photographs in the exhibits, the Museum is not recommended for children under the age of 10.

However, parents should note that this Museum hosts more than 30,000 school children each year. The audio guided tour teaches the differences between bystander and Upstander behavior and the value of choices.

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Sad heartbreaking part of history

Small museum as you walk through the first part a little crowded. Numbers could be bigger on exhibits might have been my old eyes. I hope everyone who visits here remembers we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum as you walk through the first part a little crowded. Numbers could be bigger on exhibits might have been my old eyes. I hope everyone who visits here remembers we should never allow anything like this happen again. Videos at the end of the interviews brought me to tears. Very moving

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Thank Amy J
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small museum. They will be moving into a larger space soon. You use a handheld remote to listen to information about the displays in front of you. Some of the displays were missing. It is very interesting and touching. We were fortunate to have gone on a Sunday when they had a Holocaust survivor speaker. She... More 

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Thank Carla M
Willow Park, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good visit at the museum. Although it os very small. They hope to move to bigger facilities in a couple of years. There was a lot of people there. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was self guided. You had a handset and dialed the number you wanted to hear about that were located on... More 

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Thank Diane K
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to deny anything once you've walked through here. Expect to learn and see many shocking things. A "must-visit" for every human alive at least once. 5 stars.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is right near the Kennedy landmark! Very interesting. Self Guided tour with audio and headset. However, you will still get alot out of it by just walking, viewing and reading.

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Thank Debbie F
Makati City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting to see a holocaust museum in the US, let alone in Dallas. Good insight on how holocaust victims migrated to the US and re-built their lives. Museum is small and personalized own-pace audio is provided. Good location as the Sixth Floor Museum on JFK is just next building. Good opportunity for a historical and cultural tour in downtown... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Pretty good museum! Fairly small! Nothing compared to the Holocaust Museum in DC. However, great video at the end. Also appreciated how they tied in the local survivors!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend visiting the museum. They provide you with an audio guide that gives the story and details to accompany what is visible in the exhibit. It is small and quiet is expected out of respect. Some people brought their small children who inevitably cried and disturbed everyone trying to walk through and listen to the audio. Moreover,... More 

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Alpine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We took a large group of high school students here. They received a discount. It is nice when museums welcome young people and don't treat them like they might hurt something. This museum is well done and packs a definite punch. To really get the full effect, you should spend at least two hours here. The video at the end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

A very emotional and educational spot to visit. Surprising place to find in Texas with such a redneck reputation. Donald Trump and all his supporters should visit to understand the insidious nature of marginalizing people and mans' inhumanity to man. It does an excellent job in showing the horrors of genocide not only from a perspective of the Holocaust but... More 

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