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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Tours & Tickets

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A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Tickets are only needed from March 1 to August 31 to visit the...more
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100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
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Reviewed today via mobile

First, I would visit without children if you are interested in doing a lot of reading. Our kids got bored quickly. There are a lot of stories to read. I was expecting more artifacts. You get a card at the beginning and learn the story...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Russell3939
Reviewed today via mobile

This was one of the museums which was a must and it didn’t disappoint, everybody should go although very emotional, very well done especially the people who survived there stories are straight from the heart, opens at 10 free admission it was very busy when...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 375jillb
Reviewed yesterday

Every visitor to the Holocaust Memorial will come away touched. This is one of those moments that speaks for itself. No words can adequately describe the experience.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Valerie C
Reviewed yesterday

My daughter is 11 and a real history person. The average time in this museum is 1.5 to 2 hours. We spent 4 hours there. Excellent.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joe C
Reviewed yesterday

The Holocaust Museum in DC gave me a lot to think about. The experience of visiting this place is sad, as you would expect. For me, the most moving exhibit is the walkway that visitors can walk upon. Surrounding this walkway is a tunnel on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can not come and visit this museum without getting emotional. Even though you know the history, it is still incredibly powerful to see first hand accounts. The shoe exhibit at the end is exceptionally difficult to observe

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pdt1043f89
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went with our 15 year old son this summer. It wasn’t on our to do list but I’m so glad we did. We zipped through there in 90 minutes but it was absolutely one of the best and worst things we experienced. You have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DougDarl
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very sad place but most informative. I had no idea of what went on prior to and during the war to so many people. It certainly opened my eyes to so many things. It is history and certainly informative.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank David O
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a well laid out museum that tells you the story from beginning to end. Make sure to watch the short film on how Hitler gained power to better understand how this even happened. It is on the first portion of the exhibit. Make...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WizardofAz60
Reviewed 4 days ago

As we move further away from WW II, this museum is a reminder of the atrocities that were heaped on the Jewish people and others.

Date of experience: October 2019
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August 10, 2019|
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Response from JK F | Reviewed this property |
An 8 hour tour of DC generally does not have time for the Holocaust. I think the US Capitol tour is more important. If you have children less tha age 13 you might consider doing just Daniel’s Story at the Holocaust which... More
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Response from Tim F | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall there is a children’s area on the ground floor. But as already advised it is good to talk with the child first. Let them know what to expect. I’m in my sixties and found it very emotional and draining... More
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Response from lauriea113 | Reviewed this property |
We bought ours the day before and got tickets for 11:45. Id check around noon the day before at least to be sure. Some days you can walk right in-others you’d be out of luck.
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