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Candles Holocaust Museum

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Address: 1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
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Everyone needs to visit to learn of the holocaust.

Eva Kor presents a very personal and extensive presentation to visitors of all ages. She knows how to reach children and spends a great amount of time answering questions. Very... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Good for both my kids to her from Eva herself. We also purchased her DVD and watched it when we got home. Lots to think about and be grateful for!

Thank Chris W
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Eva Kor presents a very personal and extensive presentation to visitors of all ages. She knows how to reach children and spends a great amount of time answering questions. Very memorable.

1 Thank tomscobra2
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The story that Eva Kor tells, is riveting. Her twin sister and I Eva became residents at age 10, and are concentration camp survivors from 1940-1945 at Auschwitz. She is a local hero, that needs to be heard, before the story is lost.

Thank Kenneth W
Frankfort, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I traveled about 4 hours to get there and we really enjoyed it. It was very informative but still interesting at the same time. It was very small but worth the experience. We did not get to meet Ava when we went but we had a great tour guide that told Ava and her husband's story and... More 

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Brazil, Indiana
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a place!!! Great for children of all ages from 7 to 97!!! Eva Kor is something else - such an inspiration!! Since she was 10 years old in Auschwitz, she knows how to talk to young people. There is nothing to be afraid of in taking children there! Walter Sommers is also wonderful - not so much for young... More 

1 Thank suzie4542
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7 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very personal insights into the Holocaust that make it real. Appropriate for adults and children. Good destination for a field trip.

Thank Ted M
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Holocaust is an event in our history we should not forget - not just because of the history but because of the lessons we can learn moving forward. Candles is the project and passion of Eva Kor who lived through horrendous Holocaust experiences but has built the museum to teach us these lessons. It is a great place to... More 

1 Thank Sandy M
Austin, TX
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wow, this is a great place. It is a museum that tells the story of Eva Mozes and her twin sister. The museum is dedicated to those sets of twins who were tortured by Dr. Mengele the famous Nazi psychopath. There are many chilling artifacts and audio and video recordings. It is well worth spending several hours in this museum.... More 

1 Thank MJSpock
Seymour, Indiana
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had planned to visit museum for the past 2 years. Finally went yesterday. Interesting collection of pictures and posters. Very interesting talk given by Mrs. Joe. After her speech, it was hard to fathom how one could survive the camps. I think she had everyone in awe. Will go again if in the area.

1 Thank Louie46
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I was given the opportunity on August 17, 2016 to visit the Candles Holocaust Museum & Education Center located in Terre Haute, Indiana. I know my Review will not even begin to adequately describe the Candles Holocaust Museum. I am going to do the very best Review that I can because I want every living soul that is able to... More 

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