United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Washington, D.C., United States

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history from 1933 to 1945. It is dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.

The USHMM’s collections contain more than 12,750 artifacts, 49 million pages of archival documents, 80,000 historical photographs, 200,000 registered survivors, 1,000 hours of archival footage, 84,000 library items, and 9,000 oral history testimonies. It also has teacher fellows in every state in the United States and almost 400 university fellows from 26 countries since 1994.

Researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have documented 42,500 ghettos and concentration camps erected by the Nazis throughout German-controlled areas of Europe from 1933 to 1945.

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Founded: 1993
Category: Museums in United States

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Miguel Angel Robles (13 months ago)
Very nice place to learn about history!
Hannah B (13 months ago)
A respectful and historical tribute to those who lost their lives in histories largest genocide.
Mariana Soler (13 months ago)
Not open in the pandemic
Rudy Gonzalez (13 months ago)
I like this picture
D. Prince (14 months ago)
Closed do t Covid-19.
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