New England Holocaust Memorial, Boston

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Just steps from Boston's Freedom Trail, New England Holocaust Memorial, created by survivors, serves as a sobering monument to the 6 million Jews killed between 1939 and 1945. The memorial is made up of six identical paneled glass towers, each representing a million of the dead; in addition, they pay homage to those killed at each of six major Nazi death camps during the period. You'll see that each tower is inscribed with different numbers, as well as quotes from camp survivors and messages about the nature of evil, history, and remembrance. You can wander the area yourself, but if you'd like a guided tour, arrange for one ahead of time through the memorial's website. With our international travel planner, Boston attractions like New England Holocaust Memorial can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • October 4, 2017
    This Memorial, which revolves around 6 glass structures (each comprising 1 million serious numbers) is a reminder of the terrible human cost of the Holocaust!
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  • October 2, 2017
    The glass sheets are etched with thousands of the numbers tattooed on to the victims of the camps, Very simple memorial but so effective  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    This memorial is very tasteful and pays a beautiful tribute to one of humanity's darkest hours. For those who know little about the holocaust there is good education and for those who are familiar wit...  more »
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  • March 3, 2017
    Beautiful and meaningful memorial. You can see it from far away and recognize its glass structure. Names are carved in the metal.
  • March 18, 2017
    Meaningful and powerful to walk through.
  • March 6, 2017
    Beautiful piece.
  • January 13, 2017
    Everyone should stop by just once to pay their respects
  • April 24, 2016
    Beautiful and respectful tribute to the people who suffered the Holocaust. The smoke is an eerie reminder of the ovens where humans where burned.

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