United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States' official memorial to the Holocaust in Washington, D.C.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States' official memorial to the Holocaust. It is near the National Mall in Washington, D.C.. It helps show documentation, studies, and interpretation of Holocaust history. It is dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world push against hatred, to stop future genocides and support democracy.[2]

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is located in Central Washington, D.C.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Location in Washington, D.C.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is located in the United States
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (the United States)
EstablishedApril 22, 1993
Location100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Southwest, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°53′13″N 77°01′59″W / 38.886992°N 77.033021°W / 38.886992; -77.033021
TypeHolocaust museum
Visitors1.6 million (2016)[1]
DirectorSara J. Bloomfield
CuratorSteven Luckert
Public transit accessWMATA Metro Logo.svg                Template:Wmata
Websitewww.ushmm.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. "TEA-AECOM 2016 Theme Index and Museum Index: The Global Attractions Attendance Report" (PDF). Themed Entertainment Association. pp. 68–73. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  2. "About the Museum". Ushmm.org. Retrieved 2012-05-03.