Virginia Holocaust Museum

Visit the museum dedicated to educating the community of the events of the Holocaust as experienced by victims of the event. Co-founded by Holocaust survivor Jay M. Ipson, groups will learn about the Holocaust through stories from survivors who reside or had resided in Richmond, Virginia. Groups will learn about the Holocaust through exhibits featuring objects that recreate the atmosphere during the Holocaust, such as a replica concentration camp, a cattle car, the famous choral synagogue in Lithuania, the freight car, and more. Artifacts at the museum include Nazi propaganda postcards, Nazi pins and badges from various party organizations, German typewriter, and a Hitler Youth knife.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23223. City of Richmond. Tel: 804-257-5400. Email: mferenczy@vaholocaust.org. Website: www.va-holocaust.com. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Sat. & Sun. 11AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 7th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.