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NEW MUSEUM OPENING SPRING 2019

Holocaust Museum Houston Announces $49.4 Million Capital Campaign 
Expansion Plans to Double Size of Facility
 
—Lester and Sue Smith Name Museum Campus with $15 Million Grant, 
Largest Donation in the History of the Museum

  


 

SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 THROUGH OCTOBER 28, 2018
THE TEXAS LIBERATOR: WITNESS TO THE HOLOCAUST
LOCATION: MINCBERG GALLERY

 "The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust" tells the story of 24 U.S. soldiers who liberated the concentration camps in Europe at the end of World War II. Upon entering the camps, the soldiers were not prepared for the terror, torture and depravity they discovered. Although they were hailed as liberators by the prisoners, what the soldiers found haunted many of them for the rest of their lives.

 
 

NOVEMBER 9, 2018 THROUGH SPRING 2019
IN THE COUNTRY OF NUMBERS, WHERE THE MEN HAVE NO NAMES
LOCATION: MINCBERG GALLERY

"In the Country of Numbers, where the Men have no Names" tells the story of 6,000 Jewish men, most from Berlin, who were imprisoned in Sachsenhausen following the November Pogrom Night known as Kristallnacht.

 

BEARING WITNESS: A COMMUNITY REMEMBERS
LOCATION: PERMANENT EXHIBITION
This Permanent Exhibition is personalized with the testimony of Houston-area survivors who lived through a genocidal war that inflicted mass death on unprecedented numbers of innocent civilians. The exhibit begins by carrying visitors back to pre-war Europe and revealing the flourishing Jewish life and culture there.




 
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UPCOMING EVENTS:

                

Why We Fight (HBO Series, Band of Brothers) 

October 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater
9220 Kirby, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77054

"Band of Brothers" is a ten-part video series dramatizing the history of one company of American paratroopers in World War II - E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, known as "Easy Company." In the ninth episode, titled "Why We Fight," Easy Company finally enters Germany in April 1945. Here the story of Easy Company is connected with the broader narrative of the war - the ideology of the Third Reich and Hitler's plan to exterminate the Jews.


Hours and Admission
Museum Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Museum Admission:

$12 for adults
$8 for active-duty military and AARP members
Free for children, students and college-level students with valid ID
Free admission on Sundays


Address and Directions
Holocaust Museum Houston
Morgan Family Center
9220 Kirby Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77054

Phone: 713-942-8000

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