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Audio Tours

Download the Museum’s audio tour on your smartphone to enjoy an interactive experience featuring the personal stories of local Holocaust Survivors. An audio tour is available for both the Zev & Shifra Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition and Take a Stand Center.

Please Note: In our desire to keep our visitors, volunteers, and staff safe from COVID-19, the Museum is not offering audio devices or headphones to visitors. We ask that you bring your own headphones to the Museum.

How it Works

You may download the app before your visit, or when you arrive. There is FREE WiFi available in the Museum.

  • Open the App Store or Google Play app.
  • Search for “Illinois Holocaust Museum.”
  • Download the Museum app.
  • Open the Museum app and download your desired tour.
  • Once you are in the Museum, begin your tour of Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition or Take a Stand Center.

If you are downloading the audio tour in the Museum, our Information Desk volunteers are able to assist with any questions you may have.

Sample a few of the audio tour stops:

The audio tour is made possible through the generous support of the Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation, in commemoration of Fred Cooper.

Photo credits: Scott Edwards

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