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The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

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Address: Acre Edge Road, Laxton NG22 0PA, England
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The UK's first nationally dedicated Holocaust museum, memorial and...

The UK's first nationally dedicated Holocaust museum, memorial and Education Centre.

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A very powerful, must see centre

Spent 6 hours at the centre and museum. Remembrance gardens are beautiful. The Journey exhibition tour was very interesting, informative and very well presented. We then saw a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gosport, United Kingdom
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 6 hours at the centre and museum. Remembrance gardens are beautiful. The Journey exhibition tour was very interesting, informative and very well presented. We then saw a film about one of the survivors of the camps and we were lucky that he was there in person to give a talk and answer questions on his life and what it... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Promised ourselves that we would visit this one day. So today we decided to go, with my two granddaughters. When we went to purchase our tickets I quickly realised by the look on the woman's face selling the tickets that we may have a problem. She asked how old my youngest granddaughter was, nearly nine I replied, to which she... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting, educational, really good ticket price for a year , lovely staff and a very touching memorial to all who suffered. It was very cold so did not visit the gardens but will go again in warmer weather it was brilliant it really is a must. A moveing interesting experience !

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having seen the signs for this centre for some years now when driving passed we decided to go and take a look. The exhibitions are real, thought provoking and humbling. They are really informative and help you to understand what really happened. Everyone should have the opportunity to learn about this subject and this is the perfect place for it.... More 

Thank emma s
Crowmarsh Gifford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place, very educational and in a lovely setting, a great memorial to all those who suffered in one of the worlds most shameful episodes, & what luck that I chose to visit on a day they had a holocaust survivor giving a talk on his personal experiences & journey (Arek Hersh). What a privalige and honour to... More 

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West Midlands, uk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a very rural setting this is the only dedicated Holocaust Museum in the UK & well worth a visit. As well as the main museum there is also the Journey exhibition which is aimed at younger children but (as adults) we found this to be a more involving and personal experience as it really told the story through the... More 

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Really enjoyed it, very well done. Good price, ticket is valid for a year. Lots to read and see, I didn't see the gardens as it was cold and wet but plan to go back when there is a speaker on plus visit the gardens. I found it very moving. The man that did the tour was very informative, really... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Today my husband and I visited the most moving memorial we have ever experienced. I am not able to find words that truly describe this place. Gardens are tranquil and quite. So much time to think and reflect on what you have experienced within the centre. We think we know our history and that of the Jewish communities but I... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Visiting the village of Laxton to see the exhibition about strip farming in the 13th century I decided also to visit the Holocaust Museum. The experience was excellent. I heard a talk from a person who escaped on the Kindertransport and settled in England which was fascinating. If I'm in the area again I would certainly take the opportunity to... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a high quality and well structured record of the reality of the holocaust with plenty of humanity and authentic records. The staff are very helpful and the atmosphere is genuine and sobering. A real record to contemplate.

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