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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.
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!
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
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
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.
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
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.
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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
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.