Holocaust Museum Houston

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Opened : 1996

Address : 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004, United States

Timings : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday), 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Satuday), 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Admission Fee : USD 19 (adults), USD 15 (ages 65 and above, Active Duty Military, AARP members), Free (ages 0 to 18, members, Thursday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm)

Free Admission Days : International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, Memorial Day, D Day, Veterans’ Day, Human Rights Day

Closed On : New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Exhibits and Galleries : Dimensions in Testimony, Bearing Witness: A Community Remembers, Human Rights Gallery, Morgan Family Welcome Center, The Boniuk Library, Eric Alexander Garden of Hope etc.

Educational Initiatives : Holocaust Museum Houston Engines of Change Student Ambassador Program, Educator in Motion program, Digital Curriculum Trunks

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Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Overview

The Holocaust Museum Houston is the fourth largest in the country and is situated within the Museum District, having opened in the year 1996. Comprising of several galleries and exhibits featuring the lives of the Holocaust victims, the museum aims to educate visitors against hatred, violence and prejudice.

The Holocaust Museum Houston’s Education Department within the Boniuk Center consists of classrooms, offices, a library and storage rooms. The different educational programs organised by the museum, such as EIM or the Educator in Motion program, seek to teach high school students from Houston about the history of the Holocaust, Genocide, Social Justice as well as several pressing issues of today. It is the numerous exhibits and galleries spread out around the three floors of the museum that serve as the central highlight to visitors.

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