United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Address
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126

Mission
The Museum’s primary mission is to advance and disseminate knowledge about this unprecedented tragedy; to preserve the memory of those who suffered; and to encourage its visitors to reflect upon the moral and spiritual questions raised by the events of the Holocaust as well as their own responsibilities as citizens of a democracy.

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The Nitty Gritty

Good Neighborhood X
Kind Employee’s X
Accessible Parking X
Sensible way finding X
Accessible Public Transportation X
Kid Friendly X
Gift Shop worth visiting X
Clean Bathrooms! X
Labels you can find X
Reasonable Pricing X
Ample Sitting Room X
Memorable X
Spacious X
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Cool visitor materials X
Student discount X

Hours

The Museum is open every day except Yom Kippur (September 14, 2013) and Christmas Day (December 25).

REGULAR HOURS
Exhibitions: 10 a.m.–5:20 p.m.
Elevator entry to the Permanent Exhibition: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Information Desk: 10 a.m.–5:10 p.m.
Hall of Remembrance: 10 a.m.–5:10 p.m.
Museum Shop: 10 a.m.–5:20 p.m.
Museum Cafe: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Library: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday (closed all federal holidays)
Archives: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday (closed all federal holidays)

EXTENDED HOURS
March 25–June 7, 2013, Monday–Friday (closed to the public Monday, April 29)
Exhibitions: 10 a.m.–6:20 p.m.
Elevator entry to the Permanent Exhibition: 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Information Desk: 10 a.m.–6:10 p.m.
Hall of Remembrance: 10 a.m.–6:10 p.m.
Museum Shop: 10 a.m.–6:20 p.m.
Museum Cafe: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday
Library: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday (closed all federal holidays)
Archives: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday (closed all federal holidays)
*Extended hours are not in effect on weekends

Price
FREE

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a place that truly and respectfully represents the genocide that took place in the midst world war two during the Nazi reign. This is a place that covers serious material and there for leaves you with a very uncomfortable yet worth while feeling.

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exhibition that leave you breathless

Unfortunately the events that took place speak for themself but the exhibitions that have been created to display these grave events are noteworthy. Box cars that were loaded with people to travel to camps are within the museum as well as piles of shoes that were removed from their belongings. Uniforms covered in dirt, tears, sweat, and blood hand limply on hangers. Under no circumstance is this a museum that leaves you with joy but this museum does a terrific job at representing the reprehensible crime that took place. The museum gives you the opportunity to look back and reflect on what took place.

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