United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum14th St. SW near Independence
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl., SW (entrances)
Washington, DC

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum depicts the history of the 6 million Jews and others who suffered and died during the Nazis rule of Germany. (1933-1945).  It is dedicated to documenting, studying, and interpreting the history of the Holocaust. The facilities house a number of exhibitions, artworks, publications, and artifacts relating to the Holocaust. The museum collects and preserves material evidence, distributes educational materials, and produces public programming. The Holocaust Museum also holds annual Holocaust commemorations and remembrances. Open: Daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (except Yom Kippur and December 25); Last admission to the permanent exhibit at 3:30 p.m. Admission: Free, Tickets required. Advanced tickets are available for a service charge, call 1-800-488-0400 or 703-218-6500   Metro: Smithsonian   Metro: Smithsonian  Related Links: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Website