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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 2 days ago

Wow this was such a powerful memorial. It is in a small space but the message was super impactful. I am really glad we got to see this. Very close to the market so worth your time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank meganw735
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have seen these towers many times while visiting family who work near here. While the experience of walking through these towers and appreciating what they mean is moving and makes you realize the severity of the crimes committed, the towers themselves are often underappreciated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank theOtherSherm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The New England Holocaust Memorial is a beautiful and moving unique interactive free exhibit. We saw the site from our restaurant and were curious about what it was. We asked our server about it and found out it was s Memorial to the Holocaust victims....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only takes a few minutes to walk through and pay your respects. Very touching. Well worth stopping to take a look at.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gail A
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Without previous research and knowledge of this memorial, it was a very special place to find in my tour of this historical city. The memorial marks a special place to remember those who lost their lives in the Holocaust.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank flygirl3000
Reviewed 14 January 2019

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
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 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 1 January 2019 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 30 December 2018

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 23 December 2018 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
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Flipping hell. Just take Ubër!!
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Haymarket Station is even closer.
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