Holocaust Museum (The Green House), Vilnius

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
One of the centers of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Holocaust Museum (The Green House) represents the Holocaust as experienced in Lithuania. Exhibits tell the story of the genocide of Lithuanian Jews during World War II, which saw their number fall from 240,000 in 1941 (including refugees from Poland) to just 10,000 in 1945. Learn about the killing squads, concentration camps, and ghettos rife with disease and starvation that caused this stark decline in population. The exhibit also provides information about those who collaborated with the Nazis and those who risked their lives to help the persecuted. Historical documents, photographs, diaries, and letters on display give personal insights into this tragedy. Using our international travel planner, Vilnius attractions like Holocaust Museum (The Green House) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum is useful for anyone interested in learning more about the Holocaust. Though very disturbing, it is definately a must see sight in Vilnius, for Jews and non Jews. 
  • This is very well tucked away off the beaten track. It isn't very well signed but is instantly recognised from the photos online when you do find it. I'd emailed in advance to book a tour but the emai...  read more »
  • This small museum is packed with interesting exhibits and artifacts, including a mock-up of a cramped attic hiding place. Definitely worth a visit. 
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