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Established by a Holocaust survivor to combat intolerance, honor victims of the Holocaust and educate young people on this tragic event in world history, this small museum focuses on the experience of the Ipsons, a Lithuanian Jewish family who settled in Richmond after World War II. The display still packs an emotional wallop with its personal, detailed approach. To give children a hands-on feeling, for example, the museum includes a crawl-through model of an underground hiding place used for nine months by Jay Ipson as a child hiding from the Nazis. Exhibits on Kristallnacht, ghetto life and pre-war Lithuania are also presented. Photographs, artifacts and a library are available for research, as well as videotaping facilities for documenting survivor accounts. A visit to the museum is a moving experience beyond words. I took my children ages 11 and 14 there to educate them to the attrocities of the Holocaust and they were speechless when we left. As you can imagine it is not a place for young children, it is age appropriate for middle and high school age kids. I would highly recommend a visit.