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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Tickets are only needed from March 1 to August 31 to visit the...more
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100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
National Mall
+1 202-488-0400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We toured this museum with our 11 year old. Daniel’s story is an exhibit specific to children. It tells the story of Daniel a young child pre war and then Daniel during the Nazi years. It was absolutely soul wrenching but such an important lesson...More

Thank Hawkgirl72
Reviewed yesterday

I have been to this memorial twice and it was even more moving the second time. It reminds us of the atrocity driven by hate and a maniacal dictator. It is very emotional so I don’t recommend it to children necessarily. It is an important...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great museum, probably one of the best in DC. Very moving museum with some incredible displays and information.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very well done. The USA should have a 911 museum in DC as well. Sobering. Great documentation and the process of the museum is very thoughtful and intentional. It’s convicting and could happen in our present day as well.

Thank mwagg60
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is a MUST. The facility is massive and beautiful. Complimentary entry and staff to assist you if needed. The heartbreaking tale of a culture and genocide told through amazing displays and multilevel floors of exhibits and audio-visual displays. It would take multiple days...More

Thank CPtravellers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent layout, special experience that leaves one reflecting. Save time to go through. A must do.

Thank JoofC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a great historical museum. This history evokes emotions. It is profoundly a sad time in the history of mankind. Hopefully this museum will spread awareness so that nothing like this will ever happen again. Great stories of people from that time and great...More

Thank lafiveguy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Immediately upon arrival at the museum, I was told by armed men in uniform to get quietly in a straight line and pass through "SECURITY." I joined my fellow free and brave American countrymen and complied. This was the most revealing part of the experience,...More

Thank Mobile62457920577
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best Museums i have every been too!! The Museum told the story of the holocaust fantastically it was like walking through a History book.Emotional and eye opening i cannot say enough.It has opened my eyes

Thank joek19651985
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum should be required for all schoolchildren. It does a very good job and telling the whole story of a terrible time in our history. Never Forget!

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Response from JBMartiniguy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just re-read your question, check you bag at your hotel and go back and get it otherwise you may have to wait outside while the rest in your group visit. There are also a few hotels nearby that may let you check your... More
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard in DC. Best to park at a metro station in VA or MA and take the metro.
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Response from Sandi M | Reviewed this property |
It’s hard to park anywhere in DC. I’d recommend Uber or Lyft. Then you don’t need to be concerned with parking.