Dedicated to teaching the universal lessons of the Holocaust, the Museum inspires all ages to take a stand against hatred, prejudice, and indifference, today, and for generations to come. Recognized as the third largest Holocaust Museum in the world, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is an award-winning attraction offering memorable experiences that are not to be missed. Travel through history as you explore life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Step into an authentic German rail car, visit impressive galleries and contemplative spaces, both indoors and out. Leave inspired to make a difference and take a stand for humanity.
The Museum is open to the public with the following hours: Wednesdays - Sundays from 10 am – 5 pm, with last entry at 4:00 pm. The safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is our highest priority. At this time, you must purchase your tickets in advance.