This unique museum strives to promote understanding , remembrance and education of the tragic event that was the Holocaust.
5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
Free parking is available directly in front of the museum's Caroline St. and Calumet St. entrances. Disabled parking is available in the lot immediately in front of the museum off Caroline St.
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.
General admission is free to the public, but a $5 is suggested.
About the Holocaust Museum
Opened in 1996, the Holocaust Museum aims to educate the public about the Holocaust and other genocides in an effort to teach the dangers of prejudice and apathy. Guided tours are available for all visitors on Saturdays and Sundays. Permanent exhibits include:
Bearing Witness: A Community Remembers: visual display of the beginning of Nazism and the progression from segregation to concentration camps and eventually to extermination.
WWII Holocaust Railcar: type of car used to carry millions of Jews to their death
Danish Rescue Boat: type of boat used to save over 7,200 Jews from Nazi Germany
Lack Family Memorial Room: room dedicated to reflection and meditation containing the three-part work of art - the Wall of Remembrance, the Wall of Tears, and the Wall of Hope
Education Center: the Boniuk Library holds over 4,000 titles related to the Holocaust