Holocaust Memorial Centre, Skopje

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Set within the city's historically Jewish neighborhood, remembers Macedonia's Jews who fell victim to the horrors of Nazi Germany's campaign of extermination. Visit the museum, opened in 2011, and learn about the country's vibrant prewar Jewish population of over 7,000. Wander the different exhibitions, which focus on audio-visual presentation and textual commemoration of individual stories, and reflect on the photographs of the victims arranged in a garden-like fashion. Entry to the museum is free of charge and exhibits are presented in both Macedonian and English. Work out when and for how long to visit Holocaust Memorial Centre and other Skopje attractions using our handy Skopje trip generator.
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  • This is a free museum but they accept donations. I learned so much from the exhibits and narratives. And there are many, many pictures. The movie on the upper level is very interesting. Yes, an extrem...  more »
  • the people involved have made a commendable memorial to the sad history of the Jewish people of Macedonia-it is small and well laid out and worth taking time to visit  more »
  • The man on the reception was absolutely monstross, like prison officer, you can visit this memorial house free, but such a luxus house for few pics and bilboards...I was disapointed...not only jewish ...  more »

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