Holocaust Resources > Holocaust Museums
HOLOCAUST MUSEUMS: MUSEUM WEBSITES
Chamber of the Holocaust Museum (Israel)
The Chamber of the Holocaust Museum is located on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem. The Chamber of the Holocaust predates Yad Vashem as Israel’s museum dedicated to Holocaust remembrance. This interactive website offers galleries, movies, and other Holocaust-related images and information.
El Paso Holocaust Museum
The El Paso Holocaust Museum works to educate the public and combat prejudice through Holocaust education. This website contains information about the museum and news and events related to Holocaust issues in the El Paso area.
Florida Holocaust Museum
This museum website contains information about museum location, hours, and exhibits, as well as virtual exhibits, a virtual press room, a store, and “sneak peeks” at current museum exhibits.
Holocaust Museum Houston
This website contains information about the Holocaust Museum Houston’s exhibits, bookstore, and archives, as well as a program calendar. It also contains a list of links to human rights organizations and holocaust resources.
Midwest Center for Holocaust Education (MCHE)
The Midwest Center for Holocaust Education (MCHE) seeks to educate the public about the Holocaust and to prevent future genocide. MCHE offers community exhibits, lectures and programs, as well as a library and resource center for Holocaust education purposes. There is also access to a speakers’ bureau and information on the White Rose Student Essay Contest on the site, as well as links to Holocaust resources and a special link for educators.
Simon Wiesenthal Center
The Simon Wiesenthal Center was established in 1977 to serve as an international Jewish human rights center dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust through education and social action. The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s website features digital Holocaust resource archives, information on contemporary human rights issues, and links to the New York Tolerance Center, the Center for Human Dignity in Jerusalem, and other social justice organizations.
St. Louis Holocaust Museum
The St. Louis Holocaust Museum’s website offers information about the museum’s exhibits and provides links to other Holocaust information websites. The site also provides information about Holocaust related events and activities in the St. Louis area.
The Ann Frank Center USA
The Ann Frank Center USA, located in New York City, offers educational programs, exhibitions, workshops and traveling exhibits. The website offers information about The Ann Frank Center’s workshops and exhibits, as well as links to Ann Frank websites, awards granted by the Ann Frank Center, and news and updates related to the Holocaust.
The Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is a museum dedicated to the memory of Anne Frank and the Holocaust. The museum’s website has an interactive overview of Anne Frank’s life and the time spent living in the house with many photographs and quotations, and the website also features a guestbook and the opportunity to shop for Anne Frank books, CDs, and postcards online.
The Ghetto Fighters’ Museum (Israel)
This is the website for The Ghetto Fighters’ Museum and the adjoining Yad LaYeled Museum between Akko and Nahariya. The museum, founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivors, houses information about Jews in the 20th century and educates the public about Jewish resistance movements including the organized uprisings of Jews in ghettos and camps, and Jews who fought in partisan units and the armies of the Allied forces. The website offers museum information as well as information about the museum’s archives and educational programs.
The Holocaust Memorial Center
The Holocaust Memorial Center, located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, offers synopses for Holocaust survivor interviews, a menu of library and archive materials, and an “About the Holocaust” link containing introductory information about the Holocaust and exhibits at the Memorial Center
The Mechelen Museum of Deportation and Resistance (Belgium)
This Belgian museum is located at the starting point of a Holocaust-era deportation route where the Reich’s security detachment set up its assembly camp at the Dossin barracks in Mechelen. This museum is dedicated to Holocaust remembrance and the commemoration of the deportation of Belgian Jews to concentration camps.
The Sydney Jewish Museum (Australia)
This Sydney Jewish Museum specializes in the Holocaust and Australian Jewish history. The website offers information about the museum and its exhibits, as well as educational programs related to the museum.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offers information about the exhibits in its Washington, D.C. museum as well as exhibits across the United States. The website also contains research tools including a Holocaust Encyclopedia, personal histories of those involved in the Holocaust, and online museum exhibitions.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
The Virginia Holocaust Museum offers information about the museum’s exhibits as well as an “Ask A Survivor” feature that allows site visitors to ask questions answered by Holocaust survivors, teaching resources, and a research library catalog. The site also contains a shop featuring Holocaust related art and literature.
Yad Vashem Website
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, was established in 1953 to document the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust period. Located on Har Hazikaron, the Mount of Remembrance, in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem is one of the most expansive and in-depth Holocaust museums in the world. This website links to Yad Vashem materials, including databases and research archives.
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre is a teaching museum that delivers Holocaust based anti-racism programming through its exhibits, school programs, teacher conferences, student symposia, outreach speakers program, teaching materials and public programs.
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum (Poland)
The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum houses the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust which involves cooperation with young people and teachers from Poland and abroad, as well as with Polish and foreign research institutes.
ICEAH organizes post-graduate studies, seminars, special topic conferences, study tours and travel, workshops and symposia for teachers and young people from Poland and abroad. Lectures and classes are given by museum research staff and tutors at higher institutes of education.
Budapest Holocaust Memorial Center
The basic tasks of the Budapest Holocaust Memorial Center is to present the Holocaust, to collect and study materials related to the history of the Holocaust in Hungary, to integrate the Holocaust into the curriculum of Hungarian schools and to honor the victims of the Holocaust. It offers an overview of the Holocaust in Hungary.
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (Germany)
This camp served as a model for all later concentration camps and as a "school of violence" for the SS men under whose command it stood. The website links to libraries, archives, scholarly works, books, videos and has contact information for further research.
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre collects, preserves and archives the oral histories of Montreal survivors. It offers a Holocaust Education Series, Speaker’s Bureau and a collection of artifacts.