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The horrendous events that took place during the Second World War had left the world broken. The atrocities of the Nazi’s had left scars on the entire world. The US Holocaust Museum was set up in order to pay homage to all those who lost their lives at this horrible time.
The US Holocaust Memorial is an attempt to remember the atrocities and make sure that such a horrible catastrophe never happens again. The displays are touching and at times gut wrenching and there is a lot to learn about the era of the Holocaust here. It isn’t suitable for children but youngsters should most definitely pay their respects with a visit while in Washington D.C.
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If you only have time for two museums, add this to that list (Also add the National Museum of African American History and Culture too). It's just off the National Mall by the Tidal Basin and one of the most inspiring and reflective museums in the city. This museum takes between 3-5 hours to really go through every exhibit. There are a few non-ticketed exhibits in the lobby, but you'll need a free ticket to get in the permanent exhibit (Unless you go in off season January-March. Then you can walk right in). The permanent exhibit takes you to the top floor and you walk yourself down three floors as you understand how the Holocaust happened and what you can do today to make sure it never happens again. I wouldn't take very small kids here yet due to the sensitivity of the material, but it's vital to take them at some point so they know we must NEVER do this again as humanity.
Extremely informative. This museum is one of the best in D.C. It is free (sometimes you do need tickets) and located just off the Mall. You can get through this in 2-3 hours. I recommend taking Smithsonian Metro station, or if you're on the mall somewhere, you can take the Circulator bus to it. When you arrive, you will be directed up to the top floor. Make sure to grab an 'identification card', you'll see what I mean when you get there. The content is great for history buffs and people who may not know a lot of details about the Holocaust alike. While this museum is open to everyone, I recommend personal discretion when it comes to children under the age 7. It is very educational but can be scary at times just purely due to photos and content, not to mention mood lighting and presentation. However, this is a must-see for anyone in the D.C. area with some time.
Very moving museum. Very sad. Learn a lot of stuff here. Try to go in the off season to avoid the masses. Please remember to be respectful. It's not exactly the place you go to have a good and fun time. It's a memorial as well as a museum so please respect that. A must see if you're in DC.
This place is amazing. It is a wonderful memorial to those who died in the Holocaust. The setup works well for presenting the history and the whole museum was created with great deliberation. Be sure to give yourself enough time to see this memorial well. The videos at the end are beautiful and take about an hour by itself.
Too many groups were allowed to enter at one time, making it next to impossible to see any of the exhibitions. Such a shame. Some of the artifacts are located in very narrow rooms which artistically is a good idea, but logistically is terrible. The groups were in town for a march the next day and if the management staggered their entry into the museum it would have been better for everyone. I would have rather queued and got to enjoy the museum.