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Our Collection

Collections Highlights

Illinois Holocaust Museum’s collection consists of over 20,000 items formerly belonging to Holocaust victims and Survivors. These precious artifacts were donated by individuals living in the Midwest who directly experienced the Holocaust. The Museum, as custodians of these items, uses them to tell the stories of our local Survivor community.

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Donate to the Collection

The Museum collects a variety of materials, including art, audio and video testimonies, period books, advertisements and recordings, furnishings, personal effects, textiles, government documents, and more.

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Plan a Research Visit 

The Museum welcomes writers, researchers, educators, students, and other individuals interested in viewing our extensive collection of materials and artifacts. Learn more about our library and research visits.

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