Pennsylvania

Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center

Founded by Holocaust survivor Yaakov Riz, the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Educational Resource Center contains nearly 1,000 books and videos that teach valuable lessons about the consequences of racism and intolerance. The museum’s Witness to History Project gives visitors the chance to hear the testimony of a Holocaust survivor first-hand. The Anne Frank Theatre Project features two theatre performances that shed light on the Holocaust, World War II and the social injustices of the era.
 
Contact Info
Address: Klein JCC, Suite 210, 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-464-4701. Email:info@hamec.org. Website: www.holocaustawarenessmuseum.org. Hrs: Vary. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 5th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1–1.5 hrs. Cost: Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BAGDES IN: Social Studies.

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