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Dallas Holocaust Museum

Remembering the Holocaust  © Yad Vashem
Remembering the Holocaust © Yad Vashem

The Dallas Holocaust Museum, Centre for Education and Tolerance, is a non-profit organisation dedicated to memorialising the Holocaust and its victims. It provides guided tours for groups, audio tours for individuals, public lectures, and exhibits.

The current exhibitions at the museum's temporary location focus on the role of the bystander in the Holocaust. It portrays in detail three different bystander's behaviour, all on the same day during World War II. In this way, the exhibition brings to light both the courage and the indifference displayed in response to the Holocaust. The museum also contains archives and a library, and a Garden of Remembrance and Tolerance designed by a local boy scout.

Originally situated in the Jewish Community Center, the museum has relocated to a larger premises in the centre of Dallas' historical district, adjacent to the Sixth Floor Museum, due to lack of space and having to turn away thousands of visitors each year. But even this is a temporary measure as an even larger museum is planned, which will be a powerfully symbolic structure to support its profound educational message.

Address: 211 N. Record Street, Suite 100

E-mail: info@dallasholocaustmuseum.org

Website: www.dallasholocaustmuseum.org

Telephone: +214 741 7500

Opening times: Monday - Friday 9.30am-5pm, Saturday - Sunday 11am-5pm.

Admission: $10 adults, $8 children, other concessions available.