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Memorial de la Shoah

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17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A holocaust museum that addresses and acknowledges the role of Parisians in the holocaust during Nazi occupation of Paris. A well documented, telling view of a WWII tragedy. Touching tributes to those who perished, respectfully presented.

Thank HowE90
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum isn't one you'll find on a "must visit" list but it's absolutely worth it. Much of it is in French, which unfortunately, my husband and I don't speak/read. This cut our time here short and I know we could have spent hours learning...More

Thank Houseofthorns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here at the suggestion of a tour guide. He mentioned the memorial wall in the alley; the names of French Citizens that aided in the escape & hiding of Jews in France. To my surprise there is also the museum/memorial. I'm glad I...More

Thank CSR76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent five hours here and really needed more. You enter into a courtyard where are inscribed the names of 76,000 Jews deported from Paris during the War, The permanent exhibition tells heartwarming and heartbreaking stories and the French own up to their responsibility. Entry...More

2  Thank Helen17112013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allow almost a half day for this. A very well-done memorial to all the Jewishdeportees from Paris during the Nazi occupation. Lots of factual information in displays that had English translations. There is a little spot to get something to drink and take a break....More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive all these names of Jews who died in the camps, again a moment when you realise that this may never happen again.

Thank NM223397
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Signposted from Bastille and St Paul this is free to visit. Owing to the sensitive nature of the place you have to go through security first. At the front there is a simple but affecting memorial listing every known person deported from Paris during WWII....More

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 31 October 2018

For obvious reasons , the Shoah Memorial in Paris is not the best advertised memorial ,this does not excuse those who have bought the site from the fact that from what I saw , much work needs to be done to bring awareness of France's...More

Thank Gedera_Guy
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Very moving. The museum was well done. Although mostly in French, the staff offered to explain further ( in English) if we desired.

Thank mansard1819
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We visited the memorial with a heavy heart. It represents the very worst in mankind, but it's presentation of photographs and history shows great respect and shows the need to remember. Present was a group of young police officers also going through the museum with...More

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Arthur S
1 June 2018|
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Response from EANYC | Reviewed this property |
While there is no such specific exhibit, I beg to differ from the previous response. This is an extremely touching memorial to the 76,000 French victims of the Holocaust and those of us who are descendants, survivors, Jews... More
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Arthur S
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Response from Tramble | Reviewed this property |
No, not specifically that topic unless there’s a special exhibit when you visit. The research dept./ibrary is on the forth floor of the museum. Request assistance from the librarian. There’s a wealth of resource material re... More
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Tramble | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall there being an audioguide for « Shoah et bande dessinée ». The exhibit is self-explanatory by reading the posted commentaries in French beside each exhibit. I don't recall whether the commentaries were in... More
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