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Dallas Holocaust Museum

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Relatively small, but a powerful message

This Holocaust Museum is relatively small, but, like all the rest, it provides a powerful message... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
the2harrows
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New York City, New York
We repeat history when we forget it - This is a place to remember

Recently visited as part of a professional development opportunity and was glad for it. The docents... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gw812
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Dallas, Texas
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The Museum features two exhibits. One Day in the Holocaust explores three key events that occurred on the same day. It answers the question, "How could this have happened?" The second exhibit, located in the gallery changes often and presents a...more
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211 N Record St, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75202-3307
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 6, 2005

I cannot encourage you enough to go and see this museum. Next to the National Museum in DC, this is the best presentation on the Holocaust I have seen. Currently this is in a small space, but what they have done with the space is...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

I took my family to this museum to teach my children about this very horrific time in world history. We spent only about forty five minutes here. I was suprised about the small size, lack of artifacts, and lack of info. The whole museum consists...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Holocaust Museum is relatively small, but, like all the rest, it provides a powerful message. Two interesting notes - there is an attempt to relate some of the exhibits to people and events in Dallas, and there is a significant non-Jewish group of visitors...More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this feedback. Yes, the current space is small. The exhibitions are designed to answer the question, "How could the Holocaust happen?" We explain the interaction of perpetrators, victims, bystanders, and Upstanders. I hope you'll revisit after we open the new...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited as part of a professional development opportunity and was glad for it. The docents are very knowledgeable and are thorough in their descriptions of the artifacts inside and the memorial is poignant. It's a place to learn. Good: large amount of artifacts from...More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wise and thoughtful review. Your statement verifies that our Museum, while compact, communicates the consequences hatred and bigotry. Please visit again. We are building a new parking garage to alleviate parking problems. The new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum opens...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this museum and it may be small but it makes up for it with all of the artifacts.you get a portable tour guide phone which was neat but seemed a little unsanitary. They're moving to a bigger location across the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My uncle and I came here to visit with a friend of ours. The exhibits were amazing as well as informative. I liked that it was self-guided tour and I could tour museum at my own pace. I definitely would come back again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place quite by accident during our roaming's around Dallas and I'm glad we did. The staff at the front desk were friendly and promptly set us up with our recorder that would enable us to tour the museum at our own pace...More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm glad you came. Please do plan to come back to visit next year to experience the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum that will open on Sept. 17, 2019. Thank you for your visit and inspiring review. There won't be any audio guides...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently expanding but this small museum (at present) is very well presented and individual handsets allow each person to experience the level of detail for their interest in the Holocaust. We have also been to the larger Holocaust Museum in Washington but would still recommend...More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm glad you came. Please do plan to come back to visit next year to experience the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum that will open on Sept. 17, 2019. Thank you for your visit and inspiring review. There won't be any audio guides...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were looking for something to do on a random Sunday afternoon and we saw a cheap Groupon for this museum and decided it was worth checking out. We ended up spending about 2 hours walking around and looking at the displays....More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Toni I'm glad you came. Thank you for pointing out that we do disinfect the audio-guides. :) Please do plan to come back to visit next year to experience the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum that will open on Sept. 17, 2019. Thank...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

History is history and we must experience this horrific history. You will be changed by it and need to have the experience. Just go!

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and inspiring review.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

I've been to Holocaust museums in many cities around the world. This is a great regional center. With a new building under construction, it can only get better.

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review and thank you for visiting.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Well thought out exhibits that put you in the shoes and minds of those who were there. If your heart isn't touched by the stories of these strong people, you need to walk through again... it's emotional

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review and thank you for visiting.

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Andrea L
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Students are $8 and adults are $10.
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Kellie L
January 4, 2018|
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If you are part of a school group, back packs are not allowed. For other visitors you back pack will be visually searched with your permission.
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howard h
January 23, 2017|
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Hi. The audio tour is self-guided. You can listen to everything and spend two hours going through the core exhibit and visiting the special exhibit (which is all visuals and readable content). Or you can chose not to... More
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