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Memorial de la Shoah (Shoah Memorial)

17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 77 44 72
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17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Shoah Memorial and Museum is well worth visiting in Paris. It has a permanent exhibition which explains the background and history of the Holocaust/Shoa with a special emphasis on France. And, there are special exhibitions. There was one on Beate and Serge Klarsfeld when...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we did not go inside as we were in a walking tour, we did read the names on the outside wall, their were many of them, very moving.

Thank Sunshineqld
Reviewed 9 November 2017

First time seeing this so a big thank you to our delightful guide Corey Frye for showing it to us. So moving and atmospheric.

1  Thank sunrisen
Reviewed 24 October 2017

After Mass at Notre Dame and fortified by cappuccino and pain au chocolate, we sought out the Shoah Memorial. Nothing, of course, can fortify one for a Holocaust presentation, especially one as well done and expansive as this one in Paris. The walls of names...More

1  Thank ginnywrites
Reviewed 23 October 2017

There is no charge to enter. It is very close to a metro station. The story is thought provoking and the learn how the Vichy government gave up the Jews to the Gestapo. Information is in English and French though some knowledge of French is...More

2  Thank Jean N
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I visited this memorial while we were on holiday in Paris. We are not Jewish but we felt that we should review this disturbing history. There is no admission fee. When you enter the museum, you will see the Wall of Names...More

1  Thank Roderick L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

If you visit Paris but fail to visit Memorial de la Shoah you have missed one of the most important places in the city. We always stay in Le Marais when we visit Paris and love the friendliness and character of the 4th arrondissement. We...More

Thank RicknSimon
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Memorial is not very in depth. I thought there would be a lot more. I did find some relatives names on the wall of people sent to the death camps and it made a big impression on me. However, the main exhibit (if not...More

Thank Perfectlygrand
Reviewed 27 September 2017

In what is now a busy, modern European city, it's easy to forget the pain that Paris, indeed the whole of France, experienced during the 2nd world war. This charming, thoughtful museum brings home exactly what happened - the deportations, the mass murder - that...More

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

What an amazing museum and memorial. The fact that it's free is crazy. The photos and stories are heart wrenching and poignant but also such a relevant part of Paris' history. I always think that I will be prepared for the emotions that places like...More

1  Thank maymay22
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Tramble | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall there being an audioguide for « Shoah et bande dessinée ». The exhibit is self-explanatory by reading the posted commentaries in French beside each exhibit. I don't recall whether the commentaries were in... More
1 June 2017|
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Response from itsconcetta | Reviewed this property |
There are elevators, however, some parts are not accessible. You may want to call ahead, in case there are accessibility features I was not aware of. They speak English.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Paula F | Reviewed this property |
Certainly can do the outside part in that time. You would not manage the museum attached to it