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Holocaust Memorial Center

28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3738
+1 248-553-2400
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Significant museum in SE MI

This museum compares favorably with the Holocaust Museums in Washington, DC and Jerusalem. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ann Arbor, Michigan

It was difficult to walk around with all the stories. Very heartbreaking. I brought my son and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hope B
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus opened in 1984. Local Holocaust survivors, with community support, founded the museum to teach about the senseless murder of millions, and why everyone must respect and stand up for the rights of others if the world is to prevent future discrimination, hate crime and genocide. As Michigan’s only Holocaust museum, the Holocaust Memorial Center annually touches the lives of more than 85,000 individuals, who leave the museum profoundly affected with a newly acquired sense of history, social responsibility and morality. The Holocaust Memorial Center’s exhibits create a call to action, teaching visitors through the examples of those who risked their lives to save others, and asking its guests to react to contemporary challenges such as racism, intolerance, bullying and prejudice.
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28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3738
+1 248-553-2400
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum compares favorably with the Holocaust Museums in Washington, DC and Jerusalem. The exhibit begins with an excellent timeline, comparing world history and the history of the Jewish people. Then, the focus is on the Jewish communities of Europe, what they were like and...More

Thank AnnDG_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was difficult to walk around with all the stories. Very heartbreaking. I brought my son and daughter, who are teenagers and they found it very informative. Many conversations came about.

Thank Hope B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My granddaughter, age 11, won't stop talking about the Holocaust Memorial Center. The impact that was made on her will last a lifetime. She can't stop talking about it. A must for all families.

Thank LovesDiners
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It is so well done. A very moving and emotional experience. Led by extremely knowledgeable people. Strongly recommend going.

1  Thank elaineblumenfeld
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We only recently learned of this wonderful memorial. We made plans to visit while in the area. We are so glad we did! We started the tour by listening to a talk from a Holocaust survivor. What an incredible eyewitness account of this horrific event....More

1  Thank Don V
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We really enjoyed the guided tour of this somber memorial. The knowledgeable guide filled our heads with 90 minutes of very interesting history as he led us through the exhibits. I feel like we could go back for another couple of hours to see the...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were here with a group and had an excellent tour guide. The museum is very well maintained and has many interesting exhibits. We would like to return when we could spend more time since we only saw the highlights this time.

1  Thank MimiandPapa2862
Reviewed 31 July 2017

As the first Holocaust Museum in American, this is a first class experience. The entire exhibit was presented as a factual horrifying event of World history. The most stunning was the number of persons from every country that were murdered. Poland led the list, which...More

Thank scarlett m
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I led a group from the Senior Men's Club of Birmingham. Our tours include wives or significant others. The Holocaust Center is very educational. My wife and I had been to Dachau Concentration while I was in the military, stationed in Germany. The Center gave...More

Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This was a very education visit. And also very sad. I can't say enjoyed it but I do like to learn. And I learned alot. Will take my kids.

Thank Hope T
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Barbara L
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Response from lcjn12 | Reviewed this property |
You can go anytime to visit the museum. To do a guided tour or hear one of the survivors (highly recommended), call them to find out the times but you don't need a reservation.
21 September 2016|
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Response from ViaCestari | Reviewed this property |
Based on their website, these are the ticket prices: Adults - $8.00 Senior Adults (55 and Older) - $6.00 University/College Students (w/ID) - $6.00 Middle and High School Students - $5.00 If the purchase of tickets are... More