Holocaust Facts: Prominent Museums, Archives and Research Institutions

There are hundreds of Holocaust museums, and other institutions dedicated to the commemoration and study of the Shoah, around the world. This is a highly abbreviated list of some of the most prominent.

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U.S. President Barack Obama visiting Yad Vashem, March 22, 2013.
U.S. President Barack Obama visiting Yad Vashem, March 22, 2013.Credit: Emil Salman
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Bad Arolsen, Germany: The International Tracing Service
http://www.its-arolsen.org/index.php?id=2&L=1

Berlin: Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (known as the Holocaust Memorial)
http://www.holocaust-mahnmal.de/en

Budapest: Holocaust Memorial Center
http://www.hdke.hu/en

Kibbutz Lohamei Hageta’ot, Israel: The Ghetto Fighters House Museum
http://gfh.org.il/eng/

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia (center) and Sasha (right) visit the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, June 19, 2013.Credit: Reuters

Jerusalem: Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum and International Institute for Holocaust Research
http://www.yadvashem.org/

London: The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/

New York: Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
http://www.mjhnyc.org/findex.html#.Ue6Q5tI3BIE

Paris: The Shoah Memorial, including the Center of Contemporary Jewish Documentation
http://www.memorialdelashoah.org/index.php/en/

Terezin, Czech Republic: Terezin (Theresienstadt) Memorial
http://www.pamatnik-terezin.cz/en?lang=en

Warsaw: The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute
http://www.jhi.pl/en

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/

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