If you are visiting Germany, you probably are aware of their past. The Holocaust Memorial is a statement to remind everyone what happend and what never should be repeated. It pays tribute to the vicitims of this dark era. Each year, nearly half a million visitors come to the Information Centre.It was introduced in 2004 and features a synagogue, a courtyard and a museum dedicated to the countless victims with names on the wall. The Exhibition documents the presecution and has original documents and personal belongings, making the tragic story of both sides, the war criminals and the victims more tangible.
The memorial is designed by Peter Eisenman. It’s quite unique in the fact that it allows visitors to form their own interpretation and feelings.
Opening times of the exhibition:
Apr-Sept: Tue-Sun, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (last admission 7.15 p.m.)
Oct-Mar: Tue-Sun, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (last admission 6.15 p.m.)
Closing days Jan. 1, Dec. 24 to 26, Dec. 31 from 4 p.m.
The Information Centre is open on all the other holidays including Easter Monday, Pentecost Monday and May 1