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Our Educational Programs serve the five-county area of Greater Philadelphia. They are appropriate for 5th – 12th grade students and in 2020, we reached 23,750 students and adults in 175 schools in Alaska, Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, and Sweden.

We offer a variety of educational programs, including eyewitness testimonies, personal interactions with eyewitnesses, two live theater performances, and docent-led museum tours.

Witness to History Project – Student Programs

The Witness To History Project – Student Presentations promote the lessons of the Holocaust by direct interaction between students and survivors/descendants. Participants adopt a survivor by learning their unique account through listening to them tell their story, asking questions, and then re-telling the story to others. Ultimately the participant has the lifelong job of educating others about the Holocaust by sharing this personal narrative.

Tours and Exhibitions

In Person And
Virtual Tours

Our Museum houses the largest public collection of personal Holocaust artifacts in Philadelphia belonging to survivors, liberators, and resistors and their families. At this time, virtual tours are available and open to the public. The artifacts tell individual stories of pre-war European life, ghettos and concentration camps, resistance, liberation, resettlement, and transitions to Philadelphia. These precious artifacts, documents, and photographs relate the tragic and inspirational stories of our local survivor community.
We offer personalized in person or virtual tours for individuals, families, and classes during the week by appointment. These can last anywhere between thirty minutes to more than two hours. Please contact us beforehand to schedule a tour or you can perform a self-guided tour below.
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