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Holocaust Memorial Center

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Basic Information

Location 1094 Budapest Pava Street 39, Hungary
Phone number +36 1 455 33 33
Country Hungary
City Budapest

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Website http://old.hdke.hu/index.php?menu=02&mgroup=0&app=info&page=main&artid=art_8
Geographical Coordinates 47.4836,19.07339


Summary

The Holocaust Memorial Center (Hungarian: Holokauszt Emlékközpont) is a renovated synagogue that dates back to the 1920's and serves as a memorial and museum for and about Hungarian Jews that were killed in The Holocaust. It is located in Budapest, Hungary.

The Holocaust Memorial Center is a former synagogue, the Pava Synagogue. It was renovated and opened as the memorial and museum in 2004. The museum was designed by architect István Mányi. Architecturally, the building is asymmetrical. A set of stairs lead visitors to the exhibitions, mean to "symbolize the distorted and twisted time of The Holocaust." There are permanent and temporary exhibits, and a research center.


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