Amsterdam, 27 September 2023 - During a gathering for Dutch Holocaust survivors and witnesses, general director Emile Schrijver announced that the National Holocaust Museum and the Hollandsche Schouwburg memorial site will open to the public on Monday, March 11, 2024. Schrijver stated, "We are proud to finally provide a permanent place for this important national history in all its complexity in our collective memory." After nearly 80 years, the complete history of the Shoah in the Netherlands will have its own permanent and publicly accessible home. The Hollandsche Schouwburg, the memorial site across the street, can also be visited again from March 11.
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A medallion that belonged to a young Jewish refugee. A fancy-dress cloak in which a resister smuggled counterfeit documents. A brooch excavated near the gas chamber at Sobibor. These objects help tell the story of the Holocaust in this museum.
The National Holocaust Museum explains how the genocide unfolded and the experiences of those who were its victims.