NOW OPEN is the groundbreaking, multi-million dollar Take a Stand Center, an immersive permanent exhibition with a forward-looking emphasis on multiple areas of social justice and the World Premiere of the interactive, holographic Survivor Stories Experience. Four interactive galleries guide visitors through social justice issues, empowering them with knowledge and inspiration and reminding them to stand against hatred in all its forms.
WEEKDAYS on the hour 11 am–4 pm (last screening at 4 pm) | THURSDAYS on the hour 11 am–4 pm + late screening at 5:30 pm | WEEKENDS 10:15 am & on the hour 11 am–4 pm (last screening at 4 pm).
We are upgrading our exhibit. The Survivor Stories Experience and the Take a Stand Center will be closed May 7-8.
In honor of Holocaust Survivor Aaron Elster’s memory, we will be showing his hologram every day until May 12.
May 13- 19 Fritzie Fritzshall
May 20 -26 Sam Harris
May 27 – June 2 Pinchas Gutter
Reservations recommended for the Survivor Stories Experience theater.
The theater will be closed May 7 – 8.
Schedule subject to change.
Named one of the top 12 fall exhibitions in the world by Smithsonian magazine.
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“One of the most memorable things we have ever visited on vacation. Emotions were so raw…If I could have hugged Fritzie’s hologram, I would have. Her story will stay with me the rest of my life. Thank you all for creating such a tremendous
EXPLORE FOUR INTERACTIVE GALLERIES
Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience
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TOOLS FOR CHANGE
RAISE YOUR VOICE. USE YOUR PEN.
Talk to your elected officials, lead a letter-writing campaign, write a petition
BRING ATTENTION TO A CAUSE.
Create an eye-catching protest sign, learn social media best practices, write a letter to the editor
HELP OTHERS BY DONATING.
Organize a fundraiser, tips for online crowdfunding, launch a donation drive
TAKE DIRECT ACTION.
Organize a demonstration, start an organization, take a volunteer personality quiz
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