United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Last time we were in Washington I think we must have sprinted to see every single Smithsonian Museum. After returning to Australia, I soon started my Masters of Museum & Heritage Studies. Throughout this course, I learnt so much about the Holocaust Memorial Museum. I absolutely regretted not visiting! It was first on my to-see list if I ever returned to Washington. Luckily, the opportunity came, and I was able to see the museum with this knowledge in mind. Not only do I want to discuss the permanent exhibition that covers three floors, but also, the temporary exhibition “Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story”. When we arrived at the museum it was extremely busy, mostly filled with school children. A very helpful member of staff told us it would be best to see the temporary exhibition before making our way to the permanent display on the top floor. This proved to be an excellent decision. Continue reading “United States Holocaust Memorial Museum”