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New England Holocaust Memorial

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The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, six main Nazi death camps and the candles on a menorah.
Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-635-4505
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It's a crime not to check this out. It's free, and right across the street from Union Oyster House and directly on the Freedom Trail. The glass columns are awe-inspiring, as is the smoke effect to set the mood memorializing this unreal time in human...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the middle of the bustling city, on a small center boulevard, there are 6 glass columns memoralizing the Holocaust. A place to reflect & find peace.

Thank SirPenLadyGwen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to read all the different columns. This an amazing memorial with all the many numbers..not names.. of the poor people that were victims of this tragedy

Thank IM_Touringtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I walked by this three or four times before we realized what it was. Very somber but done very well. Be sure and read the granite markers, I learned a lot as did my daughter

Thank Grantman66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this on the trolley tour and was able to take photos from height would never had known what it was or represented really nice to see

Thank Tonyrosenalex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located within the Quincy Market area, the Holocaust Memorial is worth a visit. Located outdoors and very effectively presented.

Thank SaratogaJC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a moment of reflection during our trip. We walk through it, sometimes hard to read the information.

Thank Lucie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not much to see at the Holocaust memorial besides the beautifully tall columns that cut through the city . It is quiet moving to see all the names of each holocaust victim written on the columns . An important reminder of a part...More

Thank Tender A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to locate in the park near the Public Market, is this marvellous memorial inspired by Holocaust survivors, its makes you think and reflect why this is necessary as a needed reminded to life.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this memorial does not take a long time to go through, its impact will last with you for a very long time. Steam comes out of the grates below you and each tower is dedicated to a different concentration camp. The glass walls have...More

Thank Joanne F
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Response from MatthewASharp | Reviewed this property |
Flipping hell. Just take Ubër!!
June 3, 2015|
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Response from Laurie G | Reviewed this property |
Haymarket Station is even closer.