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Washington, DC Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Holocaust Museum

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The Holocaust Museum

Located just off the mall in Washington DC sits the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, a memorial to the millions who fell victim during the Nazi regime in Germany during World War II. Experience the history of the event through a horrific yet eye opening interactive journey.


Hours -

Open every day except Yom Kippur and Christmas Day: 10am-5:30pm.

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  • First Person Series
  • National Tribute Dinner
  • Lecture
  • Days of Remembrance
  • Daniel's Story


  • Walking tours
  • Leadership Training Programs
  • Dining
  • Educational Outreach

Taking the Journey-The Permanent Exhibition

The main exhibition within the museum presents a comprehensive narrative history through three floors. Historical film footage and eyewitness testimonies are shown on 70 video monitors and in four theaters. Most visitors spend between one and three hours in the exhibition

Facts and Numbers

There are over 17,910 arts and artifacts, 76.6 million pages of archives, and 8,926 historical photographs and images located with the museum.


  • What is required for admittance into the museum?

    Free Timed Passes are required for the permanent exhibit. Timed passes are distributed for the same day on a first-come first-served basis. You may order them in advance through tickets.com or by calling 800-400-9373.
  • Is the museum fitting for children?

    Due to the graphic indication of death and destruction within some of the presentations, the permanent exhibits within the museum are not recommended for children ages 11 and under.

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