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The Holocaust Center

Villa Grande Huk Aveny 56 | Ta 30-bussen til Bygdøhus, Oslo 0287, Norway
+47 22 84 21 00
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The Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities presents a modern exhibition on the Holocaust, focusing especially on the fate of the Norwegian Jews during the Second World War. The exhibition presents images, sounds, film, items and text documents about the genocide of the European Jews, as well as the Nazi State's mass murder and persecution of other groups and minorities. The Center is located in a villa with a garden and has a cafe. Opening hours 10am - 4pm every day.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Slightly out of the way from central Oslo but only a short bus ride away with plenty of other museums nearby. It's quite hard to find but worth it. A really insightful museum into the history of Jewish culture during WW2. it is all in...More

Thank EllieChapman13
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

After visiting the Viking ship museum and looking for a cab, we saw signs for this Holocaust Center and were immediately drawn to it. Having visited Auschwitz, Plaschow, and other concentration camps and Holocaust museums in other cities, we were very curious about what we...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

While on our way to the museums we had heard about, we saw a sign for this one. We decided to check it out. It very well done and as always somber. They gave us iPads in English so we could follow along with everything...More

Thank Mary Z
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We visited during seasonally icy weather, and walking here from the nearest bus stop was a bit of a slip-slide challenge--even for the ice-confident. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone with any mobility issues or who might get hurt if they fell, which we (as...More

Thank AriEila
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

As an English language speaker this museum only gives you a basic standard understanding of the history of the holocaust. The majority of the museum's texts and videos are in Norwegian. The museum promises it will shine a light on Norwegian culpability in the holocaust....More

Thank Letty T
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I think he deserves the money you pay, inside because they give you a very good service.There are many interested officials. Cafe is a little expensive that's all

Thank tatiana v
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is in a beautiful building and having been to many holocaust museums I was looking forward to coming here. Unfortunately the majority of the displays/exhibitions are entirely in Norwegian with only a tablet given to read about a select things in English. As...More

Thank Rossyjedu
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very good worth a visit, not for very young children ,but educational for teenagers and adults. Staff speaks very good English, cafeteria we didn't have time to try out. You would need around two to three hours to take it all in,also you are given...More

Thank bjane2005
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a gorgeous old home and could be a fantastic museum. We chose to visit above many other choices, but were quite disappointed with the exhibits. We have been to so many Holocaust museums all over Europe and I truly expected this one to...More

Thank TravelingLily2014
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Although the time I visited was at the height of summer season in July, there were almost no visitors there. The actual materials on display are limited (while photo-image/Norwegian-written descriptive plastic board took place like extensive displays to enhance them) and the tablet guide you...More

Thank R-Yokohama
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