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Candles Holocaust Museum

1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
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Memorial to Holocaust Survivors

This museum memorializes the death of millions, a tragedy in 20th century history, in a moving and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Michael R
Terre Haute, Indiana
Little place with so much history

My friends and I came across this when we had nothing to do. We all had a great time and learned a... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
Brooke M
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This museum memorializes the death of millions, a tragedy in 20th century history, in a moving and personal way. Founded by Eva Kor, a holocaust survivor, the museum will change your understanding of what happened to the Jews in Nazi Germany preceding and during World...More

1  Thank Michael R
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

Thank Brooke M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is an amazing museum to walk through. Field with a lot of history. A must see for all place. You can take as long as you want in this museum. They only accept donations to go through.

Thank pamtcb720
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We had an hour or so to spend before beginning our journey so stopped in at the Candles Holocaust Museum. It is a small but very informative and museum. There was just the right amount of emphasis on the twins and their family, mixed in...More

Thank kathybO3484MO
Reviewed 10 January 2016

What a community treasure! Eva Kor has created a place that speaks to the truest roots of one of the darkest periods in modern civilization. As a survivor of the Holocaust, she has amassed artifacts dedicated to creating a living memorial to those that perished...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is an amazing place and an amazing resource. History teachers should consider this place for educational field trips. I've been there twice. The first time, I met Mrs. Kor there. The second time, I met Mr. Kor. They are amazing people who willingly share...More

Thank lindan195
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Watched the documentary of eva and seen she opened a museum in indiana. Thought it would be neat to go see and learn some things. Eva was there to give her encounters and so interesting. Would love to visit again.

Thank mytrlejo
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely museum that was almost completely distroyed by a fire.It was an extreme honor to meet Eva Moses Kor a twin who survived medical testing during the holocaust. She talked about her experience and was very entertaining a warm and sweet woman.A once in a...More

1  Thank Marty G
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A nice little museum. But don't count on it holding a candlle to a museum like the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. Wouldn't go there as a destination, but it was nice since we were already in town.

Thank jeaninel317
Reviewed 1 December 2015

i went here on a field trip when i was in school many years ago. the other day it was rainy and yucky so i wanted to do something with the kids. so i took them here.. they learned alot about the history of the...More

Thank Shelby L
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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.