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Candles Holocaust Museum

1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
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Awesome and Inspiring Museum

Eva is an inspiration and the museum is a tremendous resource for the state of Indiana. I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bobgreenrebel
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Evansville, Indiana
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Always new things to see here!

When I last visited there was a new exhibit in their main, front room. This last time, there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelChic4469
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eva is an inspiration and the museum is a tremendous resource for the state of Indiana. I would recommend to anyone in the vicinity of Terre Haute.

Thank bobgreenrebel
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I last visited there was a new exhibit in their main, front room. This last time, there are two more exhibits to see. One is specifically about the Mengele Twins and their story. Another is an interactive hologram where you can talk to a...More

Thank TravelChic4469
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum that should be visited by all who find themselves in Terre Haute. The museum focuses on founder Eva Kor and the other twins who became victims of one of the top Nazi officials, Josef Mengele. Highly recommend attending on a...More

1  Thank HappyTraveler1997
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We didn't get to see too much of the museum because a high school group had reserved the museum. We did get to see the introductory movie, by the museums founder, Eva Kor, as well as see her as she takes a personal interest in...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Eva Kor is a survivor from Auschwitz. Dr. Mengele experimented on her because she was twin when she was still a child. Her story is truly touching, specially because she was able to forgive her torturers. Candles Holocaust Museum is dedicated to her story and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped by this small museum on our way through. Took about 2 hours. Eva was not there, as she was on a trip to Poland with a group. Very nice staff, very informative and they had a new life like technology that you could interview...More

Thank S C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Eva Kor is truly one of the most inspirational people I have ever met! Her dedication of teaching the world forgiveness is beyond anything you will ever see! Terre Haute is extremely lucky to have such a resident who is extremely passionate to teach! Her...More

1  Thank GuntherTravels
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is not your ordinary museum. If you get the chance to meet Eva Kor, you definitely should. Her story is an incredible and inspiring one that still remains with me to this day. The museum offers many interactive educational exhibits, that are for people...More

1  Thank LilyYea
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Such a touching story. Lots of pictures and history. She explained all she went through. It a place of forgiveness not hatred. It's done wonderfully. Hard to explain.

1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Wonderful to learn about Eva Kors experiences. We loved the interactive area where you can ask a video of person real-time questions. Not for small children. The museum is only two rooms, very small- but lots of info. Check website to see when Eva is...More

Thank Lora L
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