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Candles Holocaust Museum

1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
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I have visited the Candles Holocaust Museum many times. I have brought my students and I've gone... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Terre Haute, Indiana
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CANDLES is a quaint, transitional museum in Terre Haute. I have visited the museum about 10 times... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Lindsey Y
Terre Haute, Indiana
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
+1 812-234-7881
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Candles Holocaust Museum many times. I have brought my students and I've gone alone in order to absorb the amazing approach they use in dealing with such a difficult topic. I cannot say enough about Eva and her sensitivity to the...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

CANDLES is a quaint, transitional museum in Terre Haute. I have visited the museum about 10 times over the past 4 years, not including four over-seas trips with this organization. The dedicated staff is extremely hospitable and knowledgable and Eva Kor (survivor) is often on...More

Thank Lindsey Y
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I came here in October for an event in their speaker series and to browse the museum. The speaker was excellent and informative thus allowing me to appreciate the programming of the museum. Not many museums this small would have this level of educational offering....More

Thank TravelChic4469
Reviewed 26 November 2017

CANDLES is a small, but mighty museum. It was started by Holocaust survivor, Eva Mozes Kor, as an effort to locate other Mengele twins. The museum has a permanent exhibit about the Holocaust through Eva’s story. On certain days there is a survivor docent. I...More

Thank Maysen
Reviewed 25 November 2017

An incredible resource for Terre Haute, the state of Indiana, and the nation. Eva Kor's message of forgiveness has its home at CANDLES but it resonates far and wide. Each time I visit the museum, I experience and learn something new. Wonderful staff too!

Thank miles19652017
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience here! 12/10 would recommend! Very interesting museum, especially because it’s the only one in Indiana.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We took our 13 year old grandson to visit this museum. He had read about the holocaust in school. It is not very large but I am so glad there are places like this to make sure that people don’t forget what happened. The museum...More

Thank Janice T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

During our visit, Mrs. Eva Kor, gave a talk about her personal experience during the Holocaust and definitely she caught the attention of the audience. One will hear a pin drop during the entire talk. Mrs. Kor is a very good speaker and made us...More

Thank Zmencontre
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Definitely a place where children, I'd say 10 and over, and adults could experience and learn. There are live speakers at times, holographic interactive stations, wall photos, library and other displays to learn from. Eva Kor was a prisoner during the Holocaust and is an...More

Thank osuzyqz
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This personal story of Eva Kors is told with grace and dignity. Especially in today's atmosphere of division, it is an important story to be told. It is a small museum but powerful in its impact. Please don't skip it. The staff is knowledgeable and...More

Thank Olivia B
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7 March 2015|
Response from TravelChic4469 | Reviewed this property |
Call them to verify (812.234.7881 or visit their website candlesholocaustmuseum. org) but I was there on a Saturday, so I’d say open.