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The Holocaust Museum Houston educates visitors about prejudice and tolerance. You can see archival film, a Danish rescue boat and a World War II railcar used to transport victims to concentration camps.
The museum was in a temporary venue when I visited so I am not sure if all the exhibits were on display. What I found fascinating was that this museum is based on the holocaust survivors who came to live in Houston after being liberated.
Very educational & absolutely a must see. The staff were stern but at least friendly in explaining the rules and such, at the time of this review posting they are missing a few physical objects from the exhibits (the library area was closed as well)....More
This museum is very beautiful and educational. Take a walk through history. It is a sad reminder of how human love can fail and prevail. There are authentic items from the the concentration camp to view. Many photos. Paid my respects.
Focusing in the Jewish plight during WWII but it includes other religions, other groups such as Gay's/Lesbians, Elderly, Handicapped peoples who also were persecuted and tortured during this fateful time. It relevant today with current events that have happened with other types of persecution. Comprehensive...More
I took my teenage grandsons. They said a guided tour was not available and they didnt have hand help audio so it was just reading pictures. I had gone years before and warned the boys about all the graphic pictures but there were hardly any....More
As you would expect, a lot of the exhibits here are touching and hard to see. But the museum has done a fabulous job of preserving history so we are reminded of what happens when people who can do something choose to look the other...More
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DC is what I would rate phenomenal...no comparison. BUT that doesn't mean Houston isn't any good. Its much smaller, yes, but its educational, lots of videos running different clips with actual footage, artifacts throughout. More
DC is what I would rate phenomenal...no comparison. BUT that doesn't mean Houston isn't any good. Its much smaller, yes, but its educational, lots of videos running different clips with actual footage, artifacts throughout.