Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center has exhibitions that help teach younger visitors about prejudice, discrimination, racism, and speaking out for what’s right. The following exhibitions are recommended for ages 8 and up.
“I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli
More than a place to get a meal, the Jewish deli is a community forged in food. “I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli explores how Jewish immigrants imported and adapted traditions to create a uniquely American restaurant that served as a lifeline for Holocaust Survivors and refugees. Open through April 14, 2024.
Make A Difference! The Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition
Make a Difference! The Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition is a hands-on exhibition designed for children ages 8-12 and encourages leadership development, empathy, self-esteem, and positive decision-making.
Take a Stand Center
Four interactive galleries guide visitors through contemporary social justice issues, empowering and inspiring visitors with knowledge and tools to stand against hatred in all its forms.
Photo credits: Scott Edwards; Kathleen Hinkel; Emily Mohney; Robert Wedemeyer (Skirball Cultural Center)