The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

This is the official memorial museum of the United States to the Holocaust. It is free when you visit the museum and is open every day. There are only two days within the year wherein the museum is closed. It is on the day of Yom Kippur that is every September 19 and December 25 known as Christmas Day. Anyone can visit the museum anytime starting from 10 a.m to 5:20 p.m. During spring, the museum is open until 6:30 p.m from Monday to Friday and until 5:30 p.m every Saturday and Sunday.

The Holocaust Exhibitions is known as the Permanent Exhibition. It is the museum’s narrative history of the Holocaust that features historical artifacts, video footage, and personal stories. This exhibition will take for about 1-3 hours and ticket is required. Another exhibition is the Americans and the Holocaust. It examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped the American’s responses to Nazism, war, and genocide. This exhibition takes about 45 minutes and no ticket required. American Witnesses private detective is another exhibition. It highlights the experiences of American men and women.

They saw the first-hand evidence of Nazi atrocities. This exhibition takes for about 30 minutes and no ticket required. The exhibitions allows children and adults to remember and understand the things that took place during the Holocaust. Through Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story exhibition, it presents the history of the Holocaust through the experience of one child. This exhibition takes about 30 minutes and no ticket required. Lastly, Syria: Please Don’t Forget Us introduces visitors to the conflict in Syria through one man’s story.


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