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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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I was there for 3 hours and was not sorry to have ridden 2 trains and one bus from downtown Chicago... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A very well-curated educational experience with displays/activities that go beyond what you might expect

Over the years, I have visited several Holocaust memorial museums (Washington, DC and New York) and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wilmette, Illinois
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Designed by renowned architect Stanley Tigerman, the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is one of Chicagoland's premier attractions. The Museum uses lessons from the Holocaust to focus attention on contemporary issues of genocide, intolerance, and inhumanity at home and worldwide.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for 3 hours and was not sorry to have ridden 2 trains and one bus from downtown Chicago in order to get there. The display and the videos were very emotional I highly recommend it for all faiths.

Thank seliyakim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the years, I have visited several Holocaust memorial museums (Washington, DC and New York) and memorials such as the thought-provoking one in Portland, OR's Washington Park, but I have to say that the unique approach to showing visitors both the lead up to the...More

Thank MikeGPortland
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this one, rock stars' greatest promoter and Holocaust survivor. From Jefferson Airplane, the Dead, Tina Turner to Bob Dylan. A great pictorial and personal story about a refugee from Germany.

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a wonderful museum, in a great location. Many school parties come through as it provides essential education in a truly interesting student focussed way, dont avoid if you think the schools will get in the way , they really dont its very well...More

Thank Debsiebee
Reviewed 12 August 2017

since we stayed at the Hampton Inn right next to the museum, it was clear, that we have to visit. we are from germany, so we do have a special connection to this part of history. after we went through security and the old ladies...More

Thank ttalb
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A few weeks ago we came for a holiday special docent tour. The excellent and knowledgable docent gave a 1.5 hour tour of this wonderful museum. The docent made the already informative self guided tour come to life with her personal and family stories of...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A very well kept and interesting museum for anyone who's interested in the subject! Very well laid out, and suitable for every age!

Thank skydriver332
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This set of experiences was a "must see" for us with our 9 year old grandson. The museum has been re-positioned in it's building since I was first here, which makes it a little perplexing to find the entrance which is now on the side...More

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Illinois Holocausr Museum was built with deep love and knowledge of the subject. While it touches heart and it hurts to see and learn Holocaust story, the museum is designed in a way that you can take kids and sensitive people there. While many exhibits...More

Thank Marina U
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with a lot of information. We did not had the chance to take the guided tour because we arrived 30 mins after the last tour. But we made by ourselves and if you follow the path it will take chronologically within the history...More

Thank Felipe G
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3 November 2016|
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Response from jano1122 | Reviewed this property |
All pricing is on the website. $12 for adults and $8 for 12-17 yr olds.
12 September 2015|
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Response from Anne C | Property representative |
Dear Stephanie, Of course please bring your loved ones to the Museum. We welcome everyone. -Anne, Illinois Holocaust Museum