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Dear Visitors, Due to a closed educational program, the synagogue of the Holocaust Memorial Center will be closed to visitors on 10 and 11 December 2016. During these days, the permanent exhibition will operate according to the usual schedule.

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Exhibition and Conference "From Healing to Killing: Science and Genocide"


The correlation between the eugenics, Nazi race theory, euthanasia and Holocaust will be discussed at a conference at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest on April 25, 2016. The conference, titled is the first result of the cooperation between the Holocaust Museum Houston and its counterpart in Budapest. The event will bring together outstanding experts of the...

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Holiday Season Opening Hours

Happy Hannukah

Dear Visitors, During the holiday season the exhibitions of the Holocaust Memorial Center will be open to visitors according to the following schedule: Hanukkah December 7 – 14 - On December 7 and 14 CLOSED, on the other days OPEN Christmas December 24– CLOSED December 25– CLOSED December 26– CLOSED December 27–...

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“Killed with Hate, Saved with Love”


In 2016 Romania will take the lead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Starting 2016 Romania will take the lead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Starting 2016 Romania will take the lead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). In preparation to this function, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has...

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The First Witness to Testify on the Horrors of Holocaust


Jan Karski (1914-2000) – courier of the Polish underground state during World War II who twice infiltrated the Warsaw Ghetto and a concentration camp in German Nazi-occupied Poland. His eyewitness account jointly with a call for urgent intervention, unfortunately unheard, he delivered to W. Churchill and F. D. Roosevelt in 1942. Citizen of Poland, the USA, honorary citizen...

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Holocaust Memorial Center welcomes Budapest Card holders

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As in previous years, in 2014 the Holocaust Memorial Center is welcoming and continue offering 50% entrance fee discount to holders of the Budapest Card, the official city card. All types of the card – valid for 24, 48 and 72 hours - are accepted. For further details please see the official website of the BUdapest Card.  

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Holocaust Memorial Unveiled at the Cathedral in Szeged

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The diocese of Szeged-Csanád commemorated the victims from that region claimed by the tragic events that took place 70 years ago by unveiling a memorial in the park surrounding the Cathedral of Szeged. Throughout the realization of this project, the diocese maintained a close and fruitful dialogue with the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest and the Jewish community...

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Recognition by TripAdvisor

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This year again visitors shared very favorable opinions about their impressions at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. Based on their evaluations, the Center has won again the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, one of the largest independent websites collecting views and assessments of tourists. According to the list of TripAdvisor, the Holocaust Memorial Center...

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Gábor Verő Passed Away

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Gábor Verő, retired director of the New Hungarian Central Archives died at age 89. As a survivor from deportations to Auschwitz and Ebensee, he was a relentless actor of historical research, publishing and teaching of the Holocaust. He was engaged in the leadership of the Committee of the Persecuted by Nazism and one of the founders and directors of the Hungarian Auschwitz...

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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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