The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum was founded in 1984 by a group of Holocaust Survivors from the Dallas area. This museum is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat hatred, indifference, and prejudice. The museum is located in the Historic West End of Dallas. It is a top-rated attraction in North Texas. The museum is one of only a few Holocaust-related centers or museums in the United States. It is the only Holocaust museum in North Central Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The museum has been recognized for its creative and compelling programming, world-class speakers, and internationally recognized exhibits.
Services and programs include: Special and permanent exhibitions of the utmost caliber, with docent-assisted and self-guided tours, Holocaust Survivors’ testimonies, Hundreds of school tours for students grades 6th throughout 12th, Upstander Speaker Series, and Civil Discourse Series.
The Museum provides access to manuscripts, rare books, and artifacts and also preserves them for future generations. The archives and library collections include materials that discuss the history of the Holocaust as well as human rights in a local context.
Visitors to the Museum must have a ticket. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the Guest Services Desk upon arrival. It is strongly recommended to purchase tickets online ahead of time. There is no refund for purchased tickets. Children under twelve are not recommended to visit the Museum. Admission to the Museum includes access to Permanent Exhibition, Dimensions in Testimony Theater, Cinemark Theater, and Caruth Fund at Communities Foundation of Texas Special Exhibition Gallery.
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is open every day except Tuesday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. It is closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Rosh Hashanah (both days), Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. The Museum has a parking garage located on Houston Street, located directly across from the entrance of the Museum. Student group tours and adult group tours are available. Volunteer opportunities are available for those interested.
The Museum also has an online store where books, apparel, and souvenirs can be purchased. The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is a great location for a social or corporate event. The Museum’s unique combination of human rights and history offers guests a beautiful venue for a memorable event.
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is located at 300 N Houston Street in Dallas, Texas.
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