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Memorial de la Shoah (Shoah Memorial)

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17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 1 42 77 44 72
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This free museum in the Marais district tells the story of the Holocaust through the French experience. One plus is that almost all of the exhibits have English translation which is not something we experienced at other Paris museums. Learning about the French Resistance and...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its was very sad what did happen to the Jewish people during the second world war. Its showing the facts it has records of the past. The exhibitions give better understanding.

Thank rajesh4cat
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this memorial quite by accident, almost hidden down a back street. It is a very simple monument to the 76000 French Jews who were deported from Paris by the Vichy French in collaboration with the Nazis in WW2. The names of the 76000...More

1  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot is worth a visit during any trip to Paris. I will say it is a short visit....an hour TOPS but it is beautifully designed and makes a strong impression.

1  Thank GlobetrotterNYC212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this lovely memorial while visiting Le Marais neighbourhood. It is pretty well hidden so I guess not many visit it though I've seen some signs in the steets about it. Worth a visit if you are in the area though most things displayed...More

1  Thank Foodie_CST
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Memorial is well hidden at the end of the Ile De La Cite and well worth discovering. Relativity few tourists make for a peaceful and reflective rest from the bustle of "the sights".

1  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you are interested in the Shoah, this outstanding museum is a must-experience. Also not to be missed is the bookstore, whose knowledgeable and congenial Director, Gilbert Siboni, is often available for enlightening conversations.

1  Thank Joannegilbert
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I was traveling on business and did not have as much time as I usually have in Paris .Thursday is the day when museums are opened late, so I decided to take full advantage of it. I kind of felt obliged to visit the Shoah...More

3  Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I would recommend this to everyone. There is a lot of history that needs to be learned and shared with young generations. It is very well done

2  Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

When my husband asked me why I wanted to spend part of our vacation in Paris at the Memorial de la Shoah, the Holocaust memorial, I responded that I thought it was important to visit a holocaust memorial in a city and country that had...More

3  Thank KateLDB172
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1 June 2018|
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
Arthur S
1 June 2018|
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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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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