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The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, six main Nazi death camps and the candles on a menorah.
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Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Even if you don't have much time in Boston take a quick walk to here and it's free. This was something we stumbled upon and it was moving as you read the signage. Showing our kids and explaining what it was about gave more of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Z3236NAsarahp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dramatic memorial juxtaposed with Boston’s busy streets, restaurants, traffic, and (when I visited) construction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorne_Alexandra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine standing inside a tight glass tower inscribed with millions of numbers tatooed on holocaust victims, with gas-like mist surrounding you, coming from vents under your feet. You are also standing over ember-like lights reminiscent of the ovens. You escape, only to find yourself in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laptopmanny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stumbled across the Holocaust Memorial while visiting Boston. The memorial is composed of glass "stalls" which have steam rising up inside them. Each stall has a story as told by a Holocaust survivor engraved on the glass walls of the stall....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Warren B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The New England Holocaust Memorial is along the freedom trail and well worth the visit. Very sad and thought provoking. Take a few mins just to read a few quotes or names of the dead.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was doing fine until I read the inscription about the girl who had found a berry and carried it around on a leaf all day so she could give it to her friend. At that point I was a crying mess. Although it's not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well-done memorial that people can walk through at their leisure and contemplate the names and writings on the walls.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the most powerful monument I had ever been to. Been to 5 continents. most of the worlds museums. You have to read about it as you go along. I am not going to give away how it is presented. you have to see...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank constanttravelerrph
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Holocaust Memorial in Boston is an incredible experience. The six glass towers offer a chance to reflect on life. I have walked through it alone and have brought my visiting friends. The world seems to quiet down a little bit and it provides a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank YoursTrulyParks
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was a very moving experience for me, reading the stories and quotes, walking through this very beautiful poignant memorial sculpture, and feeling so deeply for all the millions of individuals lives that are represented so powerfully on this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Flipping hell. Just take Ubër!!
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Haymarket Station is even closer.
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