Phone: (202) 488-0400
Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024
Smithsonian Station is the closest station to the Holocaust Museum. From the station, it is approximately a 6-minute walk to the Museum. The station has two exits; leave the station through the 12th St & Independence Ave Exit. Use the map and directions below to find suggested routes to your destination.
From Smithsonian Metro Station
The Museum At a Glance
As a living memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, the Museum aims to inspire leaders and citizens worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. The partial support of the federal government, which ensures the Museum's permanence, and the generosity of donors nationwide enable the Museum to carry out its educational programs.
Permanent Exhibition: 4th - 2nd Floors
The self-guided tour takes most visitors one to three hours. Enter via the elevators near the Information Desk.
Holocaust Memorial: 2nd Floor
The Hall of Remembrance is our nation's memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
From Memory to Action: 2nd Floor
In the Wexner Center, you can learn about recent genocides and conduct research about Holocaust survivors.
Resources for Children: 1st Floor and Lower Level
Remember the Children: Daniel's Story and the Children's Tile Wall are appropriate for children 8 years and older
Museum Shop & Cafe: 1st Floor and Eisenhower Plaza
The shop is near the 14th Street entrance. The café is across the plaza on the 15th Street side.
Special Exhibitions: Lower Level
Changing exhibitions explore specific themes in Holocaust history that challenge us to reflect on our responsibilities.