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Candles Holocaust Museum
Ranked #2 of 38 things to do in Terre Haute
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

When I last visited there was a new exhibit in their main, front room. This last time, there are two more exhibits to see. One is specifically about the Mengele Twins and their story. Another is an interactive hologram where you can talk to a survivor and ask his image questions, which he answers in his own words. Eventually they will have more than a dozen survivors available to talk to like this. This museum is one of just a handful of places in the WORLD that has this technology right now and isn't something you want to miss seeing. We were lucky to get in before they filled to capacity for the day and stopped admitting new guests.

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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.

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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.

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