Home to an old Jewish community, the city opened Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba in 2011, the first and only institution of its kind in Brazil. You can take a free guided tour here, or choose to visit the exhibit at your own pace. Many displays are interactive, with original materials, such as numerous audio and visual recordings of survivor testimonies. The museum aims to preserve the memory of the Holocaust in the words of its victims, and to honor those who helped them and fought against hatred, racism, and prejudice. The museum is located inside the newly-built synagogue, which serves as a cultural and religious center of Jewish life here. Use our Curitiba itinerary planner to add Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba and other attractions to your Curitiba vacation plans.
Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba reviews
A still alive piece of the past. Really well organised and maintained, the Holocausto museum bring back a good idea about how horrible and dark the Holocausto was. We did the visit by ourselves and I.... more »
Great place to learn more about this fact that affected all. You will get another view about all this and will start to think with another eyes. You will learn a lot. We did learn and enjoyed a lot. more »
This is a nice place to reflect about history and beliefs. Reservations are required to visit there
Raising awareness for antisemitism and discrimination. Thumbs up.
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