I had never gone to a Holocaust museum and this was definitely a great first. Others have said that other museums like this are the same or better but this was a highlight of my trip. Don’t take rowdy kids, it kills the mood. This...More
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A visit to the Holocaust Memorial is not easy, but it is an important reminder of how unchecked nationalistic views can destroy lives and nations as well. The most powerful visual for me were the shoes, this brought home the toll on human life -...More
My wife and I came here this past October and walked away with an event greater understanding of what happened in the Holocaust. I enjoyed watching the numerous videos that have playing non-stop throughout different areas of this museum. My only complaint was how they...More
One cannot describe the Holocaust as anything but horrible. This museum gave the topic the somber and moving descriptions and exhibits required to adequately address the subject. The exhibits were quite extensive.
Oh my goodness! What an amazing job has been done with this museum. You follow the story of the rise of the Nazis and the unfolding of the war. Be sure to do the walk through story at the end of the war through the...More
A very fine example of history museum and sombre memorial, this US Holocaust Memorial Museum is one of the very best guardians of the memory of the Shoah. I have visited on many occasions since 1998 and particularly enjoy their special exhibitions. One on Nazi...More
This was very interesting. There was a lot to see. At some places, there were buttons to press to hear more information on what you were seeing. It was very quiet, so you can involve yourself in all that was there to see. It was...More
The museum is well thought out so you can easily self-guide. The presence of video and survivor voices makes it quite harrowing. Some exhibits are so emotionally brutal they are difficult to comprehend (the shoes, the list of towns which no Longer exist by country)....More
This powerful exhibit captures the atrocities visited upon the Jewish people leading up to, during and after World War II. The addition of present day horrors is a great marker indicating the need to remember and to address the social ills plaguing our planet. I...More
Don’t miss this, but don’t bring your under ten year olds. This is an extremely well done museum. Very moving experience that will aide your understanding of all that the beloved Jewish families endured. It clearly shows man’s evil depravity.