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Reservations are required for all exhibits. Reserve tickets online or call 206-582-3000.

Eventbrite - Holocaust Center for Humanity Museum

 

WMOE Exhibit ImageOngoing:

With My Own Eyes

Through stories and artifacts of local Washington State Holocaust survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust, the museum’s exhibit engages visitors in the history of the Holocaust and challenges them to consider how each person’s actions make a difference.

 

GeorgeBikeMarch 2017 - May 2017:

The Journey that Saved Curious George: Margaret and H.A. Rey's Wartime Escape

More than three generations of Americans have grown up reading the stories of an irrepressible little brown monkey known in this country as “Curious George.” But few people know about the incredible journey made by his creators, Margret and H. A. Rey, to escape the Nazi invasion of Paris at the start of World War II.

*Sunday, March 19 - Family Day! Explore the exhibit with children of all ages and enjoy a day of Curious George activities including story time, passport stamping, coloring, stone painting, and more! Click here to register!

 

March 6 - April 12. 2017:
Chiune Sugihara Photo Exhibit

This series of photographs depicts various events in the life of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese Diplomat and Righteous Among the Nations, who wrote thousands of visas for Jews to escape Lithuania.  A supplementary exhibit, no tours.  Photos courtesy of the Visas for Life Foundation.  Funding provided by the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. 
Attend the related program, Conspiracy of Kindness, on April 9!  More Info. 

 

Location

The Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity
2045 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

Located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Lenora, downtown Seattle.

Hours

Reservations are required. 

JANUARY - DECEMBER 2017
Wednesdays and Sundays, 10:00am-4:00pm (last admission at 3:30pm)
Museum closed on March 1, 5; July 16 AM (open after 1 PM); Aug. 9; Nov. 26; Dec. 24, 27, 31. 

Security

All bags are subject to search, and weapons of any type are strictly not allowed in the museum, including guns, knives (even pocket knives), and pepper spray.

General Admission

Adult - $10 Suggested Admission
Student - $5 Suggested Admission
Senior - $5 Suggested Admission


Eventbrite - Holocaust Center for Humanity Museum 
Reservations are required. Reserve tickets online or call 206-582-3000.

 

Student Groups & Field Trips

Students in library

 "With My Own Eyes" - Grades 6 and up. Through artifacts and stories from local Holocaust survivors, students will begin to understand the history of the Holocaust and that their choices make a difference. Class visits will include a docent-led tour, a short film, and option of adding an interactive activity.

Student groups will also have the opportunity to explore the traveling exhibit 

"The Journey that Saved Curious George."  March -May 2017. An activity worksheet and/or guided tour is available.


Field Trip POLICIES:
1. The Holocaust Center can accommodate field trips of 1 class (40 max): up to 35 students with up to 5 chaperones
2. Please allow 90 minutes for a visit. 
3. We do not have the facilities for students to eat lunch at the Holocaust Center.
4. Students will not be able to bring backpacks/large bags inside – please leave at school or on the bus.
5. Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives and pepper spray, are absolutely prohibited from entering the Center.
6. We are open to school groups each day of the week except Wednesdays. 
7. Please request dates that are at least 3 weeks in advance.
8. Field trip fee: $175   *A $100 security fee has been added. 
If 40% or more of your school qualifies for free/reduced lunch, the $175 fee will be waived. If you are located over 50 miles away from the Holocaust Center, and 40% of your school qualifies for free/reduced lunch, some transportation funding may be available. 
9. To schedule a visit, please submit our Field Trip Request Form.

Questions? Email or call Julia Thompson, Education Associate, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and 206-582-3000. 

Adult Groups

 Group Visits - Monday-Friday.  Submit our Group Visit Request Form.  Please  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Richard Greene or call 206-582-3000 with questions. 

 

Directions & Parking

I-5 North
Take the Seneca Street Exit, Exit 165, on the left
Turn slight left onto Seneca Street
Turn Right onto 4th Avenue
Turn Left onto Lenora Street (Lenora is right after Virginia. If you reach Blanchard, you just passed it.)
Turn Left onto 2nd Ave (the Holocaust Center is on the corner on the right)

I-5 South
Merge onto Union Street via Exit 165B
Turn Right onto 4th Avenue
Turn Left onto Lenora Street (Lenora is right after Virginia. If you reach Blanchard, you just passed it.)
Turn Left onto 2nd Ave (the Holocaust Center is on the corner on the right)

There are several pay parking lots within a block. There is also street parking.