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Museum of Tolerance

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Address: Simon Wiesenthal Plaza, 9786 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
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+1 310-772-2505
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Museum of Tolerance is a human rights laboratory and educational center...

The Museum of Tolerance is a human rights laboratory and educational center dedicated to challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confront all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today.

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A must-see, but oriented toward field trips and tour groups

Everyone needs to visit museums like this. If you already know the history, have had sensitivity training, etc., it's still powerful--an important refresher. Quite a few of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

An excellent example of this museum genre'. It provides a moving experience regarding man's inhumanity(or is it normal human behaviour?)to man. If it wasn't so common maybe we wouldn't need these museums.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone needs to visit museums like this. If you already know the history, have had sensitivity training, etc., it's still powerful--an important refresher. Quite a few of the exhibits need just a little more framing or more clarity in the directions or information. It's not 100% clear how to experience the exhibit. For example, one more sentence would have helped... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When my friend and I went into the Museum of Tolerance, we discovered that a survivor from the Concentration Camps would be sharing her personal story with us. We decided to hear her story first and our plan was to then visit the rest of the museum. That plan ended once we heard the speaker talk. She was 7 years... More 

1 Thank Terry H
Burbank, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is an amazing place but a tour guide moves on too fast or goes off track. It's very nice and sad. It is a wonderful experience to be able to actually see what the Holocaust and Anne Frank were like.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,224 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Evocative and powerful, the Museum of Tolerance is dedicated to understanding the Holocaust and confronting/overcoming prejudice and discrimination. We found the Anne Frank exhibit to be particularly moving especially since we have twice visited the Anne Frank House on visits to Amsterdam. Admission : $15.50 (adult) – student and senior discounts available

1 Thank denver60
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is more of an experience than a museum. I was completely moved while taken through the journey of many different aspects of history that involved hate, oppression, genocide, and ignorance that fueled heinous acts of violence. A must see for all, anyone who values life. Politically neutral, the museum focuses on speaking out against hate and allowing holocaust survivors... More 

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Alhambra, California
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is amazing. It's so interactive and informative. I know a lot about the period and still learned new things. The best part about the whole experience is hearing survivors from the concentration camps speak. It's extremely powerful. A must see.

1 Thank TravelMaverick29
Kendall Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Was looking forward to seeing this museum based on all the positive reviews. Their website indicated getting in would be no problem on a weekday. When we got there we were told there was a 30 minute wait because of a school group. The rude woman at the reception desk said the only way to get in sooner was to... More 

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is an experience everyone must experience at least once in their lifetime. Many exhibits regarding many hate and genocide historical incidents.

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I assume the target audience is school kids. Were groups of school kids. While exhibits were well done, I have a good education on various genocides & THE Holocaust. I did not pay the extra $ to go to the exhibit on Anne Frank. Read enough about her. Enjoyed the art exhibit, the garden, & the architecture. Started out on... More 

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