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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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Carries you forward year by year through the Unimaginable

This set of experiences was a "must see" for us with our 9 year old grandson. The museum has been... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kenneth G
Illinois Holocaust Museum

Illinois Holocausr Museum was built with deep love and knowledge of the subject. While it touches... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marina U
Skokie, Illinois
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Designed by renowned architect Stanley Tigerman, the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is one of Chicagoland's premier attractions. The Museum uses lessons from the Holocaust to focus attention on contemporary issues of genocide, intolerance, and inhumanity at home and worldwide.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077-1095
+1 847-967-4800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This set of experiences was a "must see" for us with our 9 year old grandson. The museum has been re-positioned in it's building since I was first here, which makes it a little perplexing to find the entrance which is now on the side...More

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Illinois Holocausr Museum was built with deep love and knowledge of the subject. While it touches heart and it hurts to see and learn Holocaust story, the museum is designed in a way that you can take kids and sensitive people there. While many exhibits...More

Thank Marina U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum with a lot of information. We did not had the chance to take the guided tour because we arrived 30 mins after the last tour. But we made by ourselves and if you follow the path it will take chronologically within the history...More

Thank Felipe G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter how often we visit the museum it is an emotional experience. The special exhibit is what drew us this time and we were not disappointed. The depth of the information presented was as always well done and interesting!

Thank davida s
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Our daughter, currently 20, has always had a fixation in Jewish culture and the holocaust. So on our visit to Chicago we took her. It was a very moving experience. Give yourself a couple hours to really read everything and watch the videos. It was...More

Thank MistyDD
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The museum has really done a great job since we saw it when it first open, in that the exhibits are so much more interactive and interesting. Kudos to a job well done in this fascinating museum!

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I'm a member of this museum and go there all the time for films, music, a chance to meet survivors and more. The permanent exhibits are informative and impactful. The special exhibits range from the 1936 Berlin Olympics to the capture and trial of Adolf...More

Thank MarilynFerdinand
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I went here on a school field trip and was really impressed. Our Docent was a fantastic guide. I learned about things I never considered before. The museum really made a big impact on me, and all the kids in my group. There is also...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Museum excels at story telling, not just about the Holocaust but also about contemporary injustices happening around the world. From now through June 18, they have an exhibit focused on the fascinating history behind bringing one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals Adolf...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This Holocaust Museum offers a hands on approach. Also great rail car you can go into and always changing exhibits. Recorded testimonials are done by Holocaust survivors.

Thank stevencg56
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3 November 2016|
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Response from jano1122 | Reviewed this property |
All pricing is on the website. $12 for adults and $8 for 12-17 yr olds.
12 September 2015|
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Response from Anne C | Property representative |
Dear Stephanie, Of course please bring your loved ones to the Museum. We welcome everyone. -Anne, Illinois Holocaust Museum