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The museum was in a temporary venue when I visited so I am not sure if all the exhibits were on... read more

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Very educational & absolutely a must see. The staff were stern but at least friendly in explaining... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Juanjose H
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The Holocaust Museum Houston educates visitors about prejudice and tolerance. You can see archival film, a Danish rescue boat and a World War II railcar used to transport victims to concentration camps.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
9220 Kirby Dr, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77054-2533
The Museum District
+1 713-942-8000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was in a temporary venue when I visited so I am not sure if all the exhibits were on display. What I found fascinating was that this museum is based on the holocaust survivors who came to live in Houston after being liberated.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Very educational & absolutely a must see. The staff were stern but at least friendly in explaining the rules and such, at the time of this review posting they are missing a few physical objects from the exhibits (the library area was closed as well)....More

Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

A visit to this museum will open your eyes as to what went on during World War II in Germany. Lots of displays and photos as well as guided tour. Tour guides are very informative about the museum.

Thank bellotglenn
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This museum is very beautiful and educational. Take a walk through history. It is a sad reminder of how human love can fail and prevail. There are authentic items from the the concentration camp to view. Many photos. Paid my respects.

Thank Saturnblue76
Reviewed July 9, 2018

As time goes by and memories fade this is a must, in my opinion, for all high school students to visit and see the horrors that man can inflict upon his fellow man.

1  Thank BillyH1025
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is one of Houston's finest experiences. Trained docents are excellent. The history provided is unique to Houston, as many Holocaust Survivors settled here.

Thank rebdante
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Focusing in the Jewish plight during WWII but it includes other religions, other groups such as Gay's/Lesbians, Elderly, Handicapped peoples who also were persecuted and tortured during this fateful time. It relevant today with current events that have happened with other types of persecution. Comprehensive...More

1  Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Well, treasure has to be understood in its real meaning of something of great value and clarity... this is a very serious place telling an awful story but it is a spiritual center of sorts. Must see

2  Thank D. Nathan M
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

I took my teenage grandsons. They said a guided tour was not available and they didnt have hand help audio so it was just reading pictures. I had gone years before and warned the boys about all the graphic pictures but there were hardly any....More

1  Thank kloveLaporte
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

As you would expect, a lot of the exhibits here are touching and hard to see. But the museum has done a fabulous job of preserving history so we are reminded of what happens when people who can do something choose to look the other...More

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Brenda M
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Denise14441518 | Reviewed this property |
DC is what I would rate phenomenal...no comparison. BUT that doesn't mean Houston isn't any good. Its much smaller, yes, but its educational, lots of videos running different clips with actual footage, artifacts throughout. More
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Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Noon to 5 p.m.