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Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

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The Museum of Tolerance-Beit HaShoah (MOT, House of the Holocaust), a multimedia museum in Los Angeles, California, United States, is designed to examine racism and prejudice around the world with a strong focus on the history of the Holocaust. The museum was established in 1993, as the educational arm of human rights organization, the Simon Wiesenthal Center. MOT also deals with atrocities in Cambodia and Latin America, along with issues like bullying and hate crimes. The MOT has an associated museum and professional development multi-media training facility in New York City.

The Museum is closed on Saturdays (Sabbath), the Jewish day of rest.
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  • We visited with our teen boys during spring break, on the way home to Northern California from San Diego. It was truly sobering. The museum itself is well done, but the most impactful experience is...  more »
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  • Went to Museum of Tolerance last night(9-5-2019). An interview with Walter Mosley, author. We received his latest book :"Elements of Fiction ". The facility is clean, filled with many exhibits ,one of which is based on The Holocaust! Ann Frank is highlighted. Parking is free.It was last night. Staff ,very courteous. The auditorium is very comfortable. Note:The museum is closed on Saturday. Adult admission is $15.50. Senior discount: $12.50 . Students/Youth (5-18): $11.50. Bathrooms :Clean. Parking is underground. Vehicles are searched, one must open their car trunks, have I.D.....Enjoy ,gain knowledge... Don Owens
  • The museum was great in that it has a different way of telling the story of the Holocaust. It's more of a self-guided audio tour. There are also some very interesting screens that you can scroll up and down on that give you the history of different types of oppression in the United States. I wish I had more time at the museum since there's just so much to read.

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