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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 1 week ago
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 2 weeks ago
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Roscoe, Illinois
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 April 2014

My ten year old son and I went to the museum as part of a school project. It was an amazing experience. We went on a Thursday when the docent was Mickey Kor. He spoke for about an hour and a half about his life...More

4  Thank Andrea L
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

My friends and I came across this when we had nothing to do. We all had a great time and learned a lot. It's not as big as I thought it would be but provides so much knowledge in one small place, it's worth the...More

1  Thank Brooke M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

1  Thank JMO63
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.

Thank Cliff78957
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

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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.

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

1  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
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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.