Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County, Glen Cove

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The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is a Holocaust memorial, a museum and a tolerance center in Glen Cove, on the North Shore of Long Island in New York State. The museum and tolerance center is situated within the original Gold Coast Mansion "Welwyn", in what is now Welwyn Preserve County Park. The memorial also includes the adjoining garden, which was originally designed by the Olmsted Brothers, the influential American landscape architectural firm.

As of 2014, the museum is open on Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
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  • A group of us from Hofstra University spent a morning here. Beautifully curated and the docents added a great deal to our experience. The section that dealt with the children lost was particularly...  more »
  • This is worth every minute you spend there; you will learn more than you thought. Eye-opening and inspiring.  more »
  • A humbling experience. Remarkable to contemplate what my ancestors endured 80 years ago. Great staff that worked phenomenally with my students.
  • Beautiful grounds situated on a waterfront nature preserve, and an integral humanitarian mission at the center. Preserving the memory of one of histories worst genocides while working to improve tolerance and understanding so that it doesn't happen again, is one of The most important tasks of our time!

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