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Candles Holocaust Museum

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Amazing piece of history.

On a day trip to Terre Haute my husband and I stopped by to see the museum. It is a small museum... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Urbana, Illinois
Educational & Uplifting

We stopped for an hour since had time. Arrived just as Eva was starting lecture. Amazing story... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Rosanky, Texas
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

On a day trip to Terre Haute my husband and I stopped by to see the museum. It is a small museum, but the story it tells is amazing. Eva Mozes Kor and her twin sister were part of Josef Mengeles medical testing at Auschwitz...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped for an hour since had time. Arrived just as Eva was starting lecture. Amazing story of surviving death camp and coming to grips with forgiveness. So glad we were able to listen to this woman. Spend over 2 hours.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The overt message of forgiveness is beautiful and moving. For a mere $5 entrance fee, you can take a walk through the museum that depicts Eva's life before, during and after the Holocaust. The digital technology allows you to ask Eva questions to previously answered...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Stopped by today to meet with the staff and view the exhibits. Every time I visit I learn something new about the Holocaust. It is always an honor to listen to Eva Kor speak. Her testimony of the selection process at Auschwitz and surviving Dr....More

Thank tonygonczarow
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by today to see an exhibit of Concentration camp artwork on display as part of an exhibit about Curious George that the museum is sponsoring in cooperation with the local art museum. Quite impressive.

Thank TravelChic4469
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Eva Kor is a tremendous individual who has kept the message of forgiveness alive for so many years, especially following her devastating experience at Auschwitz as a child. The museum is cheap to enter ($5 for adults) and has a great collection and a very...More

Thank KCLJ520
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It is amazing how Eva Kohr has kept all of us reminded of the tragedy of the holocaust. It is important that we keep in mind the lessons of history less we keep on repeating our mistakes. Terre Haute is proud to host the museum...More

2  Thank PrimoAndres
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Eva Mozes and her family were rounded up and taken to Auschwitz during WWII. Eva and her sister Miriam were not executed, but because they were twins, were subjected to "experiments" by Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor. This is Eva's story of survival, and her...More

1  Thank Karin E
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We particularly appreciated the hologram of the founder, Eva Kor, and the opportunity to ask questions of her.

1  Thank Doreen L
Reviewed 29 May 2018

When I send my 8th grade class to this museum, we always set up to have Eva talk to the kids. I first heard here when I was in High School and her message is still very clear. Evil happened but she has learned to...More

2  Thank jtr56
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7 March 2015|
Response from TravelChic4469 | Reviewed this property |
Call them to verify (812.234.7881 or visit their website candlesholocaustmuseum. org) but I was there on a Saturday, so I’d say open.