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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
+1 202-488-0400
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100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
National Mall
+1 202-488-0400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to several Holocaust exhibits, but none have matched the standard of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC. It's definitely worth visiting, but be prepared for some incredibly confronting displays. You will feel sickened, but it's one of those things everyone needs to...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful take in. It reminds one of how horrible man can be and how easily he can be whipped into a frenzy by a mad man. You can not go to this museum and not be moved.

Thank Carlotta M
Reviewed yesterday

This was my third visit to this terrific and important museum, second time going through the entire museum. The content is complete and graphic, so caution should be taken in bringing pre-adolescent or even adolescent children. For children, and indeed the whole family, or if...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a trip that I truly believe every person in the USA...if not beyond...should make a part of their "bucket list". We were last here in 1998, for our daughter's first birthday trip to DC. The museum has changed! It is so much more...More

Thank my2kidsmom9702
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A museum that mixes perfect history information with the human tragedy that holocaust was. If you are in Washington, do not miss!!!

Thank Brazilian78
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an emotionally draining experience, but a must see for everyone. The information is presented in a very personal manner, which makes it all the more powerful. Very interesting and well done.

Thank E1447ILkellyp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you plan on going, make sure you get your exhibit pass in advance. Didn't realize that until I showed up and the main exhibit was 'sold out'. Was able to go through the exhibit and was touched.

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a very moving experience. In about three and a half hours, we only got through half of it and we weren't going particularly slow. If we go to Washington, D.C. again, we'll definitely go back to see the rest.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is a must see for every visitor who comes to DC . It is very well organized and described. Not for very young children. It is a sad place.

Thank mamma639
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first few times I attempted to visit, this place closed due to bomb scares, yet I persisted and a few years later entered with a group of women, mostly Jewish, and toured with a docent. I highly recommend using the docent tour. Several attending...More

Thank Potso
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Cassandra J
Hello--How early do tickets get released online for the timed-ticket system? I am trying to get tickets for the 2nd week in June and it appears that there are no tickets available at all for any future dates from April - July. I didn't know we needed to reserve tickets 3 months + in advance. Also, if we are not able to obtain a timed-ticket for entry, what are you suggestions for day-of tickets? Thanks so much for your help!
28 March 2017|
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Response from USHMM_Representative | Property representative |
Hello Cassandra, The Museum releases tickets in November. Tickets are only required for one exhibition in the Museum which is "The Holocaust 1933-1945". Currently, we are out of advanced tickets for the month you are... More
If we donate to the museum do we get tickets to the permanent exhibit? visiting in june. thanks
2 March 2017|
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Response from USHMM_Representative | Property representative |
Hi, One of the many benefits of becoming a USHMM Member is that you receive a certain number of complementary tickets to the Permanent Exhibition in your Benefits Package. Depending on the amount that you donate, the... More
Sue E
We are planning on going to DC April 6, 7, 8. My teenagers only request was to got to the Holocause Museum. Tickets are gone online, are tickets available on site and how early do I need to get to try to get them.
21 February 2017|
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Response from USHMM_Representative | Property representative |
Hi Sue, We are glad you are interested in coming to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum! There are three options to receive tickets: First, our staff hands out tickets starting at 9:45 AM everyday. These are timed... More