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For Our Younger Visitors

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.

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.

The exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 social distancing measures in accordance with state and local law. Please check back for more information on the exhibit.

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.

The exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 social distancing measures in accordance with state and local law. Please check back for more information on the exhibit.

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom traces the history of the fight against apartheid in South Africa, with Nelson Mandela as one of its central figures. With immersive environments, Mandela promotes human rights with a clear message: all people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

Photo credits: CMHR Aaron Cohen; Scott Edwards; Kathleen Hinkel

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