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Candles Holocaust Museum

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This museum tells a first hand account and the harrowing survival story of a Holocaust... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Bloomington, Indiana
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Before attending a convention in Terre Haute I looked at Trip Advisor to see if there were any... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Duane B
Roscoe, Illinois
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting story of one woman and her family from pre-war, through the holocaust, and her survival of one of the subjects of the Menegele Twins study.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This museum tells a first hand account and the harrowing survival story of a Holocaust survivor...then 10-year old Eva (Mozes) Kor. She and her sister were just one of the many sets of twins on which The Angel of Death (Dr. Josef Mengele) conducted his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Before attending a convention in Terre Haute I looked at Trip Advisor to see if there were any worthwhile attractions and noted that the Candles Holocaust Museum was highly rated. We sure enjoyed our visit here. Although the museum artifacts are minimal the information is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Duane B
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.