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Holocaust Memorial Center closed

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In accordance with the measures aimed suppressing the COVID-19 pandemic, the permanent and temporary exhibitions of the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest are closed to the visitors for an indefinite period from Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The team of the Memorial Center is looking forward to welcoming visitors a soon as the circumstances allow it. Please,...

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International Conference on Holocaust Research

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The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest will organize a conference titled “Holocaust Memory: Recent Challenges in Research and Representation” on November 10 and 11,2020. The primary aim of the conference is to give an overview of the status of Holocaust research in some of the countries in the former Eastern and Western block during the past three decades since the end...

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Authentic Sites and Holocaust Remembrance - International Conference

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What are the authentic locations of the Holocaust in Hungary? How do we preserve them and how do they contribute to remembrance? How do we commemorate where locations have remained unmarked? These and similar exciting questions will be answered by Hungarian and foreign experts at an international conference organized by the Holocaust Memorial Center on 31 August and 1...

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Permanent Exhibition Reopened

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As of 14 July 2020, the permanent exhibition of the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest, titled From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide is reopened for visitors. In order to provide safe circumstances for our visitors, the following measures are taken: 1. The maximum number of visitors in the area of the exhibition is 25 persons any...

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International Holocaust Memorial Day

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The cordially invites you to the commemoration of the on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 2 pm. 14:00 Lighting the candles of remembrance by students of Budapest schools; 14:00 Salutatory by Dr. Tamás Kovács, director of the Holocaust Memorial Center; 14:20 Message of the Secretary General of the United...

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Visit of Bonnie L. Glick

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Kind words of support and appreciation from Bonnie L. Glick, Deputy Administrator of USAID, following her visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. "It was a deeply moving experience for me and a welcome reminder of humanity's capacity for evil but also of our shared responsibility to remember and to prevent hatred on that scale from ever again gaining a...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

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What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

1944 Magda Panni Gizi Szentpéterúr

What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Holocaust by Bullets training for teachers

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Following our first and second very successful seminar in 2017 and 2018, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest together with the Yahad-In Unum research organization from France is organizing its 3rd ‘Holocaust by Bullets’ seminar for teachers on 6th -7th December 2019. Yahad-In Unum (“Together in One” in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based non-profit...

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Visit the Holocaust Memorial Center, where a special and unique architectural style and atmosphere will see you.

Permanent Exhibition

From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide

To the Memory of the Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust The theme of the permanent exhibition is the Holocaust in Hungary. Its aim is to present and describe the persecution, suffering and murdering of Hungarian citizens, Jews and Roma, doomed to be exterminated on the basis of a racist ideology. The leading idea of the exhibition is to shed light on the relation between...

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Place of the Exhibition

The exhibition takes place in the underground of the memorial center

Organizer of the Exhibition

Hungarian National Museum

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What is the exact name of the institution?

I have encountered various names of the institution in the press.

The correct name of the institution is Holocaust Memorial Center, in Hungarian Holokauszt Emlékközpont. The name of the foundation operating the institution is Holocaust Documentation Center Memorial Collection Public Foundation, the Hungarian acronym for it is HDKE.


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