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Museum of Tolerance - CLOSED

226 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5806
+1 212-697-1180
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Mote than just history and shame

This museum focuses on many issues of social injustice throughout history without blame, shame, or... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Robert A
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Bronx, New York
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Stop the Hate

Teaching Tolerance matters. The Museum of Tolerece in New York is an offshoot of the Simon... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2015
Jeffrey M
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4 Apr 2016
“Mote than just history and shame”
27 Jul 2015
“Stop the Hate”
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226 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5806
Midtown
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+1 212-697-1180
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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This museum focuses on many issues of social injustice throughout history without blame, shame, or hatred. There are various activities inside such as games, videos, a show, and galleries. Moreover, there are diversity inclusion workshops. It's worth a visit with friends and coworkers.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Teaching Tolerance matters. The Museum of Tolerece in New York is an offshoot of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. The exhibits are a sobering reminder of what hate can do. The Museum is especially important for school groups as Teaching Tolerance is not...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We thought this museum was fantastic. The exhibits were outstanding, and the guides were very informative. It's a moving and emotional experience to visit this sort of museum, but, very worthwhile and important! Highly recommended.

Thank Rhonda028
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We visited the MOT in latest july and with my wife got really moved when seeing what human beings are able to do when they are not tolerant and respect everybody whatever their condition, origin, color and social status. From Chile, Rosita y Fernando greet...More

Thank fernando m
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Great museum, very engaging for teens! We brought a group of American and Israeli teens here the past two years, and I think they enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. The museum guides are great at asking big questions and starting conversations.

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1  Thank J R
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Guide was spectacular and made it very interactive and clear. Was a moving presentation and really learned a lot. Great for school age children.

Thank Rivka4595
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I believe this experience was very eye-opening to the social injustice that occurs in our everyday life of society. As the Trantional Support Specialist for Domus Kids Inc. I had decided to invite students to broaden their perspective and knowledge on behaviors of racism, sexism,...More

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Thank Sherrod W
Reviewed 27 May 2013

It's a low-key museum that teaches respect and understanding amongst all peoples. The tour guides are helpful and some exhibits are interactive, but the exhibits lack a punch. Live demonstrations, skits, and longer and more thought-provoking films and/or up-to-the-minute worldly displays of cultural tolerance would...More

1  Thank Justin Time J
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Excellent presentation and displays which increase awareness and solutions of human rights issues from local to international levels. Good historical information on ethnic and racial discrimination and genocides. My jr. high school students learn alot from this experience.

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Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 27 February 2013 via mobile

The introduction leads asks you "Are you prejudiced?" and leads you to believe that you will be exploring your own values. The content is a presentation of unjust acts committed towards minorities. They fail to make the connection between unkind acts of humanity, and individual...More

1  Thank WheelieDrop
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