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Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

Open today: 10:00 - 13:00
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A Worthwhile Visit

This one room museum is right next to the Wellington Synagogue. The people who gave us the tour to... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
MarleneL7
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New York City, New York
Out of the way but a nice visit

A little off the beaten track but worth the visit. We know the history of the Holocaust but are... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
William C
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Campbell River, Canada
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The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is country's national Holocaust education and remembrance Centre, sharing the stories of the survivors of Nazi persecution, who came to make New Zealand their home. Read their stories, see DVDs of their testimony...more
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80 Webb Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 4-801 9480
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Reviewed 22 January 2019

This one room museum is right next to the Wellington Synagogue. The people who gave us the tour to both, were enthusiastic and gave us a good history of Jewish life in Wellington. The holocaust museum has a focus on those people who settled in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

A little off the beaten track but worth the visit. We know the history of the Holocaust but are always interested in learning more and reading personal accounts. A good little place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank William C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very informative displays and awesome friendly staff who were more than happy to share their knowledge of this tragic part of world history with my children

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Despite its exploration of one of the great tragedies of the 20th century, the Holocaust Centre is ultimately not a sad place because its real subject is human courage and resilience in the face of war and terror. What I like most about it is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Visited on a Sunday morning. Howard talked me through a number of the exhibits - was interesting to hear and was a nice personal touch. Took about 45 mins to have a proper read of the info there. Interesting to hear about the Holocaust button...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

A collection of artefacts from Wellington Jewish survivors of the Holocaust have been gathered, along with photographs, some primary source documents and other items of interest. There is also a sizeable library of books available for viewing, and films of survivors' stories. We were there...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

The Centre is a small intimate place that gives visitors the opportunity to understand the impact of the holocaust through exhibitions and talks with the staff and volunteers.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand tells the stories of some of the survivors of Nazi persecution who came to New Zealand. The Centre includes a small library of Holocaust literature and an exhibition on Holocaust survivors. There is a timeline of events featured in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Explored the unique contributions of Jewish refugee architects from Nazi Europe and how they have shaped the Wellington urban landscape.

Date of experience: July 2015
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