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Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, District Of Columbia

 
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stef's pictureby stef History & Culture travel tip
added on the 25th of August, 2010
After visiting a Holocaust historical museum you always get into a melancholic, sad, emotional state. This Museum in Washington was more depressing for me than any other I've seen. Maybe because it was especially built and designed in a way that it conjures fear and solemnity and sadness.

The Museum holds one of the biggest collections interviews, testimonies, archival documents and photographs. They all take you back in a time of fear, desperation and hopelessness.

Though the Museum has exhibits on four floors and I could have spent hours inside, I couldn't stay more than a couple of hours. It is always educational to visit such a museum, I don't deny that but for me only a few hours was enough of U.S. Holocaust Museum.

Address:
Raoul Wallenberg Pl, Washington, DC 20024, USA

On the web:
http://www.ushmm.org

 
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