Holocaust Museum & Learning Center

A world-class, educational facility is coming soon
Learn more about the major expansion project
The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center is currently closed to protect our visitors and employees during the COVID-19 situation. We will remain closed as we begin our expansion this summer. All in person events have been postponed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center preserves the legacy of the Holocaust, educates about its causes and empowers visitors to make the world a more tolerant place by rejecting all forms of hate, racism, and bigotry.



Our exhibits and programs, plus personal accounts of survivors, deepen understanding of the Holocaust.

Survivor Stories

Learn about the Holocaust from those who lived it. Read inspirational stories from survivors who immigrated to St. Louis.


Learn more about our free of charge Museum, tours, exhibits and programs.

Explore the Oral Histories

Over 140 recorded stories from Holocaust survivors, liberators, witnesses, and more
Listen to the Histories

Holocaust History

Learning Holocaust history is key to understanding its causes.

Teaching the Holocaust

From teacher workshops to age appropriate reading recommendations, we have a variety of tools to enhance the classroom experience.

Support Our Mission

Your donations allow us to offer free Museum admission, thought-provoking exhibits and educational programs.

Recent News from the HMLC

We offer free, guided 75-minute tours of the Museum every Sunday at 10:30 am.
RSVPs aren’t necessary, but for more information, call Lory Cooper at 314-442-3711.

“Woman in Gold” Film Discussion with Dr. Caroline Kita

We're excited to announce the next film in the Sandy and Mendel Rosenberg Film Series! We hope you can join us on October 25th for a virtual discussion on the film Woman in Gold, presented b Dr. Caroline Kita. Sandy and Mendel Rosenberg Film Series Sunday, October 25,...

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On This Day in History: October 5

On October 5, 1938, the Reich Ministry of the Interior invalidated all German passports held by Jews. The move was taken in response to a request not from inside Germany, but from Switzerland. Like many other industrialized nations, Switzerland was experiencing an influx of asylum requests from German Jews. On October 5, German Jews were forced to surrender their old passports. The German government then mandated that all Jewish passports in Germany be stamped with a red “J.” The action further isolated German Jews and perpetuated their oppression.

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