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LIVE Virtual Field Trips

Exhibit: "Finding Light in the Darkness" - 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. A live knowledgeable docent will highlight key stories, artifacts, images, and pivotal events featured in the exhibit. Students will be able to ask questions and will have opportunities for further independent research. 

Virtual Field Trips will take place using Zoom. (We will do our best to support other video platforms.) Docents can tailor the material to your class. Minimum time commitment is 30 minutes. 

*Tours available in Spanish by special request.


HolocaustCenter3 18 18 TDHS 85 StefanieFelixFrequently Asked Questions

How much does a Virtual Field Trip cost? It's FREE for all schools and students. 

How long is a Virtual Field Trip? The virtual visit is a minimum of 30 minutes with the docent. Please allow for a few extra minutes at the beginning to confirm the connection.

How far in advance do I need to schedule a field trip? We appreciate requests that are at least two weeks in advance, but will make every effort to accommodate all requests.

What should teachers/students do to prepare? Once the Virtual Field Trip is scheduled, we will send you information to share with your students and can provide activities and resources to fit your lesson or unit. We will also provide post-field trip suggestions. 

What days are you available for field trips? Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm. 


Schedule A Virtual Field Trip


Questions? Email Julia Thompson, Education Resource Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Field Trip Fund Scholarships are made possible due to the generous support of individual donors and: the Alfred & Tillie Shemanski Trust Fund, the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund, and the Tacoma Jewish Community Fund.

The development and training of museum tour guides (docents) is made possible with the generous support of the Union Pacific Foundation.