Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s H.Q. in Los Angeles visited the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest on March 5, 2013. Prof. György Haraszti, chairman of the board of the Holocaust Documentation Center and Memorial Collection Public Foundation, Prof. Szabolcs Szita, acting director of the Holocaust Memorial Center, and his deputy,
Radu Ioanid, Director of the International Archival Program, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum visited the Holocaust Memorial Center on March 6, 2013. The expert, whose field of studies focuses on Central Europe, and particularly on the Holocaust in Romania, discussed with the management of our institution the modalities of cooperation and other aspects related to
On January 24, 2012 Douglas Davidson, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues of the U.S. Department of State visited the Holocaust Memorial Center. The high-ranking guest, escorted by Kristine A. Marsh, diplomat of the U.S. Embassy in Budapest was briefed on the activities of the institution by Dr. Janos Botos, Deputy Managing Director of the Center.
Entry is free on national holiday of Hungary (October 23), regardless of the citizenship of the visitor. Opening hours: 10.00 to 18.00.
December 16, 2002 marked the day of the beginning of the construction work in Páva street. Video>> The synagogue built in 1923 was extended with a new wing based on the plans of István Mányi, Ybl award winner architect. The Holocaust Memorial Center was inaugurated on the memorial day of the victims of the Hungarian
On December 3, 2012, Paul A. Shapiro, director of the Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum visited our institution. Few days earlier, Ms. Sarah A. Ogilvie, director of the National Institute for Holocaust Education of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum paid a visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center. Both of