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Candles Holocaust Museum
Ranked #1 of 41 things to do in Terre Haute
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is an excellent museum that should be visited by all who find themselves in Terre Haute. The museum focuses on founder Eva Kor and the other twins who became victims of one of the top Nazi officials, Josef Mengele. Highly recommend attending on a Saturday that Ms. Kor speaks- she is not only informative but also incredibly personable and interesting!

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We didn't get to see too much of the museum because a high school group had reserved the museum. We did get to see the introductory movie, by the museums founder, Eva Kor, as well as see her as she takes a personal interest in the museum. She spoke with the students and answered questions, giving a very real connection to the Holocaust, WW II, and her personal history.

Thank RecreationV
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Eva Kor is a survivor from Auschwitz. Dr. Mengele experimented on her because she was twin when she was still a child. Her story is truly touching, specially because she was able to forgive her torturers.
Candles Holocaust Museum is dedicated to her story and the system that allowed for something like this to happen.
The Museum is small but well organized, well managed and it is Eva's creation.
I would recommend to visit this place and learn about the Nazi era.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped by this small museum on our way through. Took about 2 hours. Eva was not there, as she was on a trip to Poland with a group. Very nice staff, very informative and they had a new life like technology that you could interview a Holocaust survivor virtually. Twin exhibit about what twins suffered during the awful Holocaust experiments on them. Well worth the stop.

Thank S C
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Eva Kor is truly one of the most inspirational people I have ever met! Her dedication of teaching the world forgiveness is beyond anything you will ever see! Terre Haute is extremely lucky to have such a resident who is extremely passionate to teach! Her and her family's story is unthinkable and touching. I have been extremely fortunate to have listened to her story countless times through school and other organizations and her teachings and story is touching every single time.

The museum brings to life the things she tells you and brings everything to perspective. Protect this site with everything you can. You will never find anything this amazing anywhere else!

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