Open Wed-Sun, 10 AM - 5 PM | The last Friday of every month is FREE!

Audio Tours

Download the Museum’s audio guide on your smartphone for a self-guided experience featuring stories from Chicagoland Holocaust Survivors. The audio guide is available for both 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.

Sample a few of the stops:

The Museum also offers educational activities for school groups and the general public. These prompts invite participants to delve deeper into Survivor stories, what it means to be an Upstander, and themes of resistance and survival.

view audio guide activities

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

Keep In Touch

This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website and you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Dismiss