United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC

4.7
Pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the Holocaust at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Adjacent to the National Mall, the museum serves as a memorial as well as a platform for documentation and study of that time. Travel through the exhibits chronologically, from the Nazi rise to power to the liberation. You can experience it all through a series of artifacts, photographs, and personal testimonies. Visit the Hall of Remembrance before you leave to light candles in memory of the victims. An exhibit called Remember the Children: Daniel's Story is designed for kids eight and older, and several other areas are suitable for young children as well as adults. However, children under 11 are discouraged from viewing the permanent exhibit due to the emotional and often horrifying subject matter. Make United States Holocaust Memorial Museum part of your personalized Washington DC itinerary using our Washington DC online trip maker .
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  • Of the best museums in Washignton D.C. One of the best organized. Sometimes it can be a bit strong, but very real. In the months of June and July it is usually full, you must manage your tickets in ad...  more »
  • It has a cumulative effect on you, as you go through the museum, exploring the rise of the Nazi party and policies from its origins, through the concentration camp atrocities and the "final solution"....  more »
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  • This place needs at least 8hrs of processing the whole information and history of what these innocent people suffered through in the Holocaust! It is NOT for the fainted heart! But it was a very amazing experience and very eye opening. However I do recommend buying a ticket way ahead of time, Maybe a month or more before you go visit the museum. You can't buy it online so you need to buy it in person.
  • This place is very interesting. Note: from March though September you need a ticket to enter the permanent exhibit. The permanent exhibit is very powerful. Visit the website for current ticket information. We reserved out ticket at 6AM for same day. There are other options. Our time slot was beginning at 2pm and had to rush at the end because the museum closed at 5:30. Not everyone spend that much time there. It can be emotionally overwhelming.
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