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The Desert Holocaust Memorial is a moving tribute to a horrendous event. The memorial is... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Nicely done memorial

This is a nicely done memorial to the victims and survivors of one of history's greatest crimes... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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Civic Center Park, Fred Waring Dr & San Pascual Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The Desert Holocaust Memorial is a moving tribute to a horrendous event. The memorial is beautifully done and contains a wealth on information about the Word War II incident.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

54 million people were killed and died during World War II. A tenth of those deaths are memorialized here. This conceptualization works....There is a lot going on here for sure. They cover a lot of information. This is definitely a cerebral visit, too. The symbolism...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nicely done memorial to the victims and survivors of one of history's greatest crimes against humanity. The bronze statues are very moving in their depiction of the terror of that era. We have been to other larger such monuments but we found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I saw this on Trip Advisor and wanted to check it out for myself. There are multiple panels around the main statues that outline some of the horrible events of the Holocaust. Two things really struck me. The first being the names of the countries...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

I so appreciated visiting this memorial to the millions who were murdered by the Germans, a so called civilised race!. We should never forget.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Oh very moving and deeply artistic on Morial that gives tribute in a Stargell remembrance to the terrible Cause of the world experience and you’re 70 years ago tragic and horrific hopefully people will learn that love is the only way

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

One can not visit this memorial without coming away with sense of deep shame and anger at what happened to millions of people. "Never again."

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jayj92260
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Tasteful and respectful memorial. Tells a story. Glad we came. The sun was out and the wind blowing to add to the atnosphere. Good job .

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you are passing, stop and have a look - but as memorials go it is not particularly special. A little more information might have helped - for example, why is it located here (in Civic Center Park, Palm Desert)? Does the central sculpture represent...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Martin97uk
Reviewed 29 January 2018

An outdoor memorial in a nice park. Very tastefully done. Shows the various European countries that losst Jews during the Holocaust.

Date of experience: January 2018
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9 May 2017|
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It is in an open area of the Civic Center Park and is open at all times.