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Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest

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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. To visit Holocaust Memorial Center and get the most from your holiday in Budapest, create itinerary details personal to you using our Budapest trip generator.
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  • Whenever I thought of the Holocaust, I never thought about Budapest. It was a real awakening to go to this marvellous city and learn all about the horrendous, bloody past that it has. With this in min...  more »
  • I took my History class students there and we were not dissappointed. Everything what we have seen was clearly labelled, explained and interesting. During our 1,5 hour long tour not a single student w...  more »
  • Well worth a visit to the memorial, very interesting to learn about how WWII and the holocaust affected Hungarians.