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  • Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

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Mission Statement

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The museum fulfills its mission through the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of its collections and through education programs and initiatives that foster the promotion of human rights and the elimination of genocide.

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The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is a project of the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois. This new world-class museum is dedicated to preserving the memories of those lost in the Holocaust and teaching current generations about the need to fight hatred, indifference and genocide in today's world.

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http://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org

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Would you recommend Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center?

by Jay L. from Prospect Hts, IL (2008-06-04 17:29:44.0)
I have been to the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. several times. The first time I went through it I had an anxiety attach and felt horrible the entire day. I have heard and read about the holocaust before and have seen terrible images in books. But reading about it is nothing like the impression that is made when you are surrounded by physical evidence of the holocaust, or walk into a railroad car that was used to transport victims. The impressions made and emotions felt while visiting the museum is how you really learn about the horrors of the holocaust. A learning experience not easily forgotten.
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