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Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

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Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Inside Scoop: Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. The third largest Holocaust museum in the world, the Museum of Jewish Heritage anchors the southernmost tip of Manhattan and completes the cultural and educational landscape it shares with the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Special Exhibition: Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.

For a limited engagement, discover this groundbreaking exhibition that brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil—one that arose not long ago and not far away.

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*(November 8, 2019 through March 14, 2020, closing time is 3pm)

Last admission to Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is 2 hours before closing time. Last entrance to the rest of the Museum is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Please note that the exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. requires a timed ticket. You can learn more by visiting the museum's ticketing page.

The museum is closed on Saturdays, Jewish holidays, and Thanksgiving. Upcoming holiday closings are found on the Museum Holiday Schedule page.

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