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Memorial de la Shoah (Shoah Memorial)

17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 77 44 72
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17 rue Geoffroy L Asnier, 75004 Paris, France
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+33 1 42 77 44 72
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Important place to visit. The exhibition was the reason to go but the permanent exhibition was very interesting.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a holocaust museum in Paris with some, exhibition area, a multimedia center, and a reading room. Audio tour is available.

Thank jomckenziee89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 2 aspects of this site ~ the tributes and the history/documentation. The wall of names outside and the photos of children inside are beautifully done and very moving. The history of French Jewry was very well organized, informative and interesting. All the text...More

1  Thank Anna J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've read a lot over the years about the Holocaust, and France during that time, but I learned so much at this extremely detailed, in-depth, comprehensive Memorial. Very somber, very reverent.

Thank Amberains
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazed that this incredibly thorough, detailed and moving exhibition is free!! Excellent audio tour for only €5 with all exhibits written up in French, English and even some in Hebrew too. Definitely worth a visit... lest we forget

Thank RoadTripBunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has a very detailed history of the Holocaust, including France's role in deporting French Jews (though I think they could go further in taking responsiblity for their collaboration with the Nazis). The signs are all in French and English and there are audio...More

Thank LynnWTexas
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Curated with deep love and respect for the Jewish experience in France, this museum is a must-see, ideally visited when you can take your time and attempt to take in a small percentage of all there is to see and feel here.

Thank CDavid212
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Just in the middle of the street we found this memorial.Take a few minutes to reflect, hoe evil could be found even in this beautiful city.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Was not expecting such an outstanding memorial. Largest holocaust memorial in Europe. Took us over 4 hours and still did not finish. Well worth the trip just to see the tribute to the children.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

While Paris likes to portray itself as the City of Light... it also has had very "Dark Moments". This Memorial documents one of these dark periods when 75,000+ French Jews were deported to Germany for extermination. For anyone wanting to improve their understanding of Paris...More

Thank smdoctoroff
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18 July 2017|
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Response from itsconcetta | Reviewed this property |
The audio guide is for the permanent exhibit. If you can, get a docent instead of the audio guide. The docents are extremely knowledgeable, and speak English.
31 May 2017|
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Response from itsconcetta | Reviewed this property |
There are elevators, however, some parts are not accessible. You may want to call ahead, in case there are accessibility features I was not aware of. They speak English.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Paula F | Reviewed this property |
Certainly can do the outside part in that time. You would not manage the museum attached to it