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Address: Pava utca 39, Budapest 1094, Hungary
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The Holocaust Memorial Center is a national institution established by the...

The Holocaust Memorial Center is a national institution established by the Government in 1999. In 2002, it decided to construct the building of the Center in Pava Street, outside of the traditional Jewish quarter, further emphasizing its national character.The Holocaust Memorial Center is one of the few institutions in the world, established by the state, that focuses entirely on Holocaust research and education.The visitors are welcomed into a unique space that was named as the most impressive in Budapest, beside the city's panorama itself by Frank Owen Gehry, one of the leading architects in our time. The modern building is organically linked to the Pava Street Synagogue, an authentic venue that once used to be the second largest site for Jewish worship in Budapest.The Institution is a center for scientific research education and culture. It welcomes visitors with interactive permanent and special periodic exhibitions, experience-based museum pedagogical programs and cultural performances. Guided tours are available in five languages and special, thematically focused tours are offered regularly. A bookshop and a cozy coffee shop contribute to a memorable visit.

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We spent a couple of hours experiencing this Holocaust Memorial and were deeply touched. It is a beautifully done Memorial to the terrible events in Hungary before and during... read more

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We spent a couple of hours experiencing this Holocaust Memorial and were deeply touched. It is a beautifully done Memorial to the terrible events in Hungary before and during WWII.

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Well curated and informative, well worth visiting. Very moving and not suitable for young or sensitive in some places.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Discovered this purely by chance whilst on a walk through the city. Definitely a place to visit, with lots to learn.

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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Holocaust Memorial Center is different and separate from the Holocaust Memorial Park dedicated to Raoul Wallenberg. The Holocaust Memorial Center is a remodeled synagogue, the Pava street Synagogue. The Center opened in 2004 at the site of the 1920 Pava Street Synagogue. The permanent collection is a very moving collection of photographs and interactive videos that describe the fate... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this to be a very moving exhibit and more informative than the Terror Museum. So very sad to see what history but very tastefully done. We just happened to be in the area so we decide to stop and and I'm glad we did.

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On our first visit to Berlin we didn't actually go to the Holocaust Memorial Centre, so this time it was a priority. It really does give you a jogging reminder of what the Nazi Germans did to Jewish people, the LGBTQ community, disabled people, journalists and anybody who did not agree or fit in with the Nazis ideal. Less we... More 

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My partner and I found this exhibition very interesting. There was loads of information and things to view, as well as videos. I learnt a lot that I did not know before. I would say you need about 2 hours here to read everything in full. The outside part was still under construction but looked like it will be finished... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to give this place a poor rating, but we walked from our hotel to the Holocaust Memorial Center when it was supposed to be open, and when we arrived, it was closed for renovations. The website says, "The Holocaust Memorial Center will be closed between February 20 and March 10 for renovations." We went there April 2nd, and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holocaust Memorial in Budapest is another reminder of the horrors of Nazism....The Jewish community in Hungary was vibrant, large, and beautiful....so many THOUSANDS extinguished.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit, very tastefully done. Quite sad to read what happened to the Jews. Can be hard to find, out of the city and away from shops etc

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