US Holocaust Memorial Museum

The collection at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum will allow students to investigate aspects of the Holocaust and its lasting impact. Open year-round and recommended for ages 11 and above, the permanent exhibition provides a comprehensive historical narrative of the Holocaust. Most groups spend between one and three hours in the exhibition. Students will begin on the fourth floor to view The Nazi Assault: 1933–1939, continue to the third floor to view The Final Solution: 1940–1945, and end on the second floor with The Last Chapter. Lessons that complement the Museum exhibits are available for download on the "Resources for Educators" page of the website.
 
Contact Info
Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024. District Of Columbia. Tel: 202-488-0400. Website: www.ushmm.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM - 5:20PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 6th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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