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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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BILL Graham greatest music promoter

Don't miss this one, rock stars' greatest promoter and Holocaust survivor. From Jefferson... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janet R
via mobile
A must for anyone

This is a wonderful museum, in a great location. Many school parties come through as it provides... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Evanston, Illinois
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Designed by renowned architect Stanley Tigerman, the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is one of Chicagoland's premier attractions. The Museum uses lessons from the Holocaust to focus attention on contemporary issues of genocide, intolerance, and inhumanity at home and worldwide.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't miss this one, rock stars' greatest promoter and Holocaust survivor. From Jefferson Airplane, the Dead, Tina Turner to Bob Dylan. A great pictorial and personal story about a refugee from Germany.

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful museum, in a great location. Many school parties come through as it provides essential education in a truly interesting student focussed way, dont avoid if you think the schools will get in the way , they really dont its very well...More

Thank Debsiebee
Reviewed 6 days ago

since we stayed at the Hampton Inn right next to the museum, it was clear, that we have to visit. we are from germany, so we do have a special connection to this part of history. after we went through security and the old ladies...More

Thank ttalb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A few weeks ago we came for a holiday special docent tour. The excellent and knowledgable docent gave a 1.5 hour tour of this wonderful museum. The docent made the already informative self guided tour come to life with her personal and family stories of...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very well kept and interesting museum for anyone who's interested in the subject! Very well laid out, and suitable for every age!

Thank skydriver332
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This set of experiences was a "must see" for us with our 9 year old grandson. The museum has been re-positioned in it's building since I was first here, which makes it a little perplexing to find the entrance which is now on the side...More

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Illinois Holocausr Museum was built with deep love and knowledge of the subject. While it touches heart and it hurts to see and learn Holocaust story, the museum is designed in a way that you can take kids and sensitive people there. While many exhibits...More

Thank Marina U
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with a lot of information. We did not had the chance to take the guided tour because we arrived 30 mins after the last tour. But we made by ourselves and if you follow the path it will take chronologically within the history...More

Thank Felipe G
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

No matter how often we visit the museum it is an emotional experience. The special exhibit is what drew us this time and we were not disappointed. The depth of the information presented was as always well done and interesting!

Thank davida s
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Our daughter, currently 20, has always had a fixation in Jewish culture and the holocaust. So on our visit to Chicago we took her. It was a very moving experience. Give yourself a couple hours to really read everything and watch the videos. It was...More

Thank MistyDD
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3 November 2016|
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Response from jano1122 | Reviewed this property |
All pricing is on the website. $12 for adults and $8 for 12-17 yr olds.
12 September 2015|
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Response from Anne C | Property representative |
Dear Stephanie, Of course please bring your loved ones to the Museum. We welcome everyone. -Anne, Illinois Holocaust Museum