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Temporary Space but worth the visit

When I visited they were in a temporary space until their full museum renovation is complete. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
Temporary Space

Houston has a very large and diverse Museum District downtown, but the Holocaust Museum is located... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2018
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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The Holocaust Museum Houston educates visitors about prejudice and tolerance. You can see archival film, a Danish rescue boat and a World War II railcar used to transport victims to concentration camps.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
9220 Kirby Dr, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77054-2533
The Museum District
+1 713-942-8000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visited they were in a temporary space until their full museum renovation is complete. It's a small space but there is still a ton of history that is displayed. The best part was the documentary that was playing. Worth a look!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anderoo_77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited many Holocaust museums worldwide, and the top of them were the Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and the one in Warsaw. Most of them are either free to visit or they have a symbolic entrance fee. Charging 12$ for the entrance in a temporary...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

When I visited, It was in a temporaty location. That´s may be why exhibition was so modest. This one, I would not cathegorized as a musseum, but as a poster exhibition/display.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicolas R
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Houston has a very large and diverse Museum District downtown, but the Holocaust Museum is located some distance away. We were able to get relatively close using public transportation, but got soaked in a downpour the remainder of the way! I understand this location to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

12 dollar entrance for adults. A very good and thought provoking museum. Not a huge place, there are several relics and historic artifacts. There are guided tours and a movie room

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

The museum was in a temporary venue when I visited so I am not sure if all the exhibits were on display. What I found fascinating was that this museum is based on the holocaust survivors who came to live in Houston after being liberated.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Very educational & absolutely a must see. The staff were stern but at least friendly in explaining the rules and such, at the time of this review posting they are missing a few physical objects from the exhibits (the library area was closed as well)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank juanjoseh97
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A visit to this museum will open your eyes as to what went on during World War II in Germany. Lots of displays and photos as well as guided tour. Tour guides are very informative about the museum.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bellotglenn
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is very beautiful and educational. Take a walk through history. It is a sad reminder of how human love can fail and prevail. There are authentic items from the the concentration camp to view. Many photos. Paid my respects.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Saturnblue76
Reviewed 9 July 2018

As time goes by and memories fade this is a must, in my opinion, for all high school students to visit and see the horrors that man can inflict upon his fellow man.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Brenda M
23 February 2017|
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Response from Denise14441518 | Reviewed this property |
DC is what I would rate phenomenal...no comparison. BUT that doesn't mean Houston isn't any good. Its much smaller, yes, but its educational, lots of videos running different clips with actual footage, artifacts throughout. More
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11 November 2016|
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11 November 2016|
Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Noon to 5 p.m.