Skip the Line: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Ticket
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The mission of Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is expressed in its founding principle: “Remember the Past, Transform the Future.” The Museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice, and indifference. Illinois Holocaust Museum is an award-winning attraction offering unforgettable experiences. Travel through history as you explore life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Step into an authentic German rail car, visit impressive galleries and contemplative spaces, both indoors and out. Leave inspired to make a difference and take a stand for humanity. The Museum is fully open to the public Wednesdays - Sundays from 10 am – 5 pm, with last entry at 4:00 pm.
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The 65,000-square-foot Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is a museum that serves as a memorial to families that perished during the Holocaust and the additional millions lost but also where young minds learn the terrible dangers of prejudice and hatred. When coming to the Museum, visitors have a range of experiences to explore. They can meet virtual Holocaust Survivors at the Museum’s Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience exhibition, featuring our holographic theater, where technology enables Survivor holograms to tell their deeply moving personal stories and respond to questions from the audience, inviting visitors to a personalized, one-on-one conversation. They also can explore 2 temporary exhibits, the Take a Stand Center, our core Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition and our children's exhibition, Make A Difference! The Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition, for ages 8-12 and with a focus on character education.