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Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre

5151 Cote-Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M6, Canada
+1 514-345-2605
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A window to a much different world

A worthwhile journey through the time between the end of WW1 and the present. Some poignant images... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Jer D
Bordeaux, France
via mobile
Highly recommend a tour to this very moving museum

Although this is not very well publicised, it is onevof the most moving exhibitions I have visited... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Howard D
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The Montreal Holocaust Museum tells the story of Jewish communities before, during and after the Holocaust. Through the life stories of Montreal survivors, the Museum invites visitors to reflect on the destruction caused by prejudice, racism and antisemitism.
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5151 Cote-Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A worthwhile journey through the time between the end of WW1 and the present. Some poignant images and notes from the past, but there is an underlying positive message from the survivors who narrate the various video presentation. I was glad to bear witness to...More

Thank Jer D
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Although this is not very well publicised, it is onevof the most moving exhibitions I have visited. Take the time to visit.

1  Thank Howard D
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The Holocaust Memorial Centre visit is one that has impacted us on a soul-jarring level. First off, places like this isn't one a tourist would generally choose to go to-- The dark stain in our collective history though is one we should not turn a...More

1  Thank LobsterTraveller
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit at the Holocaust museum. It was very well curated. We weyin Montreal for a few days and took advantage to visit this fine museum. They had many photographs and about 20 film clips on exhibit. I think everyone should visit a...More

Thank azlarry
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

An informative tour with a low price. Very educational. We were provided with iPads and headphones to follow along at each exhibit. It took about two hours to go through. There were many videos with interviews throughout.

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Having visited Yad Vashem, the Anne Frank Museum and Auschwitz, I felt I knew a lot about the Holocaust. I thought the memorial centre was really well done and I learnt new things about the atrocities and what we can learn to ensure nothing like...More

2  Thank Jon J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were staying in Old Montreal and love to learn about the Holocaust. Uber-ed out to the museum, about $20 each way, we had 4 so it was only a little more than the subway. The museum is super well done, very personal with great...More

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed 5 August 2017

UNFORGETTABLE; PROFOUNDLY MOVING This is as moving as anyplace you’ll find anywhere. It’s a bit unusual among Holocaust museums in that it devotes considerable space to the life and status of German Jews (often well-regarded and ostensibly respected) before the Nazi regime, which adds to...More

3  Thank RGinCT
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can find pictures of passports, concentrations camps and clothes which Nazis forced Jews to wear. There is an App that you can load and listen to a guide. The museum is small but it has a lot of interesting things to see. The metro...More

1  Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Holocaust museum counts with an audio tour you can download to your cellphone for free. The museum counts with many videos, photographs, and many artifacts that help you understand more easily the exhibition. You can spend around two hours reading and seeing all the...More

Thank Sebastian I
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17 April 2017|
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Response from audreylicop | Property representative |
Sure. The museum is easily accessible by Public Transportation. Take the orange line in direction of Cote-vertu and get off at Metro station Côte-Sainte-Catherine. Here you can walk for 5 or 10 minutes or take the Bus 129... More
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Response from somegalfromcan | Reviewed this property |
I took a couple of hours - taking time to watch all of the videos and read almost everything. It was worth every minute - one of the best things I did in Montreal.