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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie

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  • since we stayed at the Hampton Inn right next to the museum, it was clear, that we have to visit. we are from germany, so we do have a special connection to this part of history. after we went through...  more »
  • A few weeks ago we came for a holiday special docent tour. The excellent and knowledgable docent gave a 1.5 hour tour of this wonderful museum. The docent made the already informative self guided tour...  more »
  • A very well kept and interesting museum for anyone who's interested in the subject! Very well laid out, and suitable for every age!  more »
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  • The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Educational Center definitely lives up to its name educationally, at least from my experience there. They had an exhibition about the capture of Aldof Eichmann, which I believe is open until 18 June 2017. It was a fascinating and informative experience. I believe strongly in visiting places that document important historical events. Particularly events like the holocaust which remind us that if society isn't careful to adhere to an objective moral standard, for instance the morals that America was founded on, then it's not hard to be sucked into madness and evil, which inevitably leads to committing heinous crimes.
  • Very interesting museum. Went on field trip with son. Great place to bring your children.
  • Absolutely stunning layout brings you from before the war starts to the current times. You will need 2-3 hours to see everything.
  • You go through what people really went through. It is very moving, very well done museum. Never forget.
  • Very informative. Don't come here if you're feeling depressed, though. It will only make you feel worse. It's heavy stuff.

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