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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Designed by architect James Ingo Freed, America’s only national memorial to genocide. More than 900 artifacts, 70 video monitors, four theaters, contemporary art and room for reflection.

"Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity," analyzing what caused civilians to join Hitler or turn a blind eye to mass murder. "A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion," a look at the anti-Semitic publication. "Witness to History," the American liberators’ path across Europe and their discoveries. "Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story," a re-creation of a Jewish boy’s life in Nazi Germany. "From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide," examines three cases of genocide—Rwanda, Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the Darfur region of Sudan.

Daily 10 a.m.-5:20 p.m. Gift shop, cafe and library (Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) Free.


100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW
Washington, DC 20024
United States