Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest

4.2
#4 of 255 in Museums in Hungary
Set in a former synagogue, Holocaust Memorial Center focuses on Holocaust research and education. This institution was established in 1999 and opened to the public in 2004 in the old Pava synagogue outside of the city's Jewish district. Learn about the history of the Holocaust through the state-run museum's permanent and visiting exhibits, as well as its cultural programs. The structure dates to the 1920s but was renovated by architect István Mányi before opening as a museum. Take a guided tour of the memorial center to pay tribute to Hungarian Jews killed during World War II. Plan to see Holocaust Memorial Center and other attractions that appeal to you using our Budapest route planner .
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  • An interesting and educational exhibition. Good background information, thoughtfully presented with some disturbing videos.  more »
  • behind the synagogue of Budapest is the holocaust memorial center. This is the memory of the Shoah. It consists of a small cemetery where lie interned in concentration camps, a Jewish Museum and a large yard where the tree of remembrance, a memorial plaque with the names of the righteous. and more. I think it's important to visit and hope that these massacres don't happen anymore.
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  • I have to pay entrance to visit the synagogue and the center of the memory that is back, in the patio and the galleries
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  • Sweet little museum. Nice layout. Mostly text, not many physical items, but good texts! Some very good videos. Helpful staff and a very good way to spend a spare hour if its raining. Would given the museum five stars, but expected a little more, considering the proximity to and impact of the history. Also a good museum for the Roma people during the Holocaust
  • A remembrance of the great poor Jews who were unjustly treated!! A must to visit for younger generations to ensure this will never ever happen again for all humanity! Not forgetting the heads of all governing countries need to re visit this more so!!! As I guess they have forgotten to learn from the past and are still looking after themselves first rather then the people they are to serve and look after!!.......
  • This is a rather small museum, but it's a really effective exploration of the Jewish communities in Budapest and Eastern Europe, as well as the history of anti-Semitism at play in the region. They even have a synagogue on the grounds, so you can visit an *authentic* Jewish place of worship. It was one of the more fulfilling places to visit in Budapest.
  • Found it very informative and moving. Worth going to see. Some shocking sites as well.
  • Deceptively larger museum capturing the Halocaust in Hungry. Exhibits were simple and the upstairs exhibit in the synagogue could be easily missed. Audio tour available if booked ahead but there was English and Hungarian language plaques.
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