Welcome to El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center conveniently located in the museum district of downtown El Paso. We are proud to be the only fully bilingual Holocaust museum, and one of only 13 free-standing Holocaust museums in the United States. The mission of El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center is to teach the history of the Holocaust in order to combat prejudice and intolerance through education, community outreach, and cultural activities. Visit the museum today to find out how you can help or call us at 915-351-0048.

Bienvenidos al Museo del Holocausto y el Centro de Estudios de El Paso convenientemente ubicado en eldistrito de los museos del centro de El Paso. Estamos orgullosos de ser el único museo completamente holandés del Holocausto, y uno de los 13 museos libres del Holocausto en los Estados Unidos. La misión del Museo y Centro de Estudios del Holocausto de El Paso es enseñar la historia del Holocausto a fin de combatir los prejuicios y la intolerancia a través de la educación, el alcance comunitario y las actividades culturales. Visite el museo hoy para saber cómo puede ayudar o llámenos al 915-351-0048.

Our Featured Event

Be sure to check out our other events happening at the museum on our Events page.

“Vedem: The Underground Magazine of the Terezin Ghetto” Traveling Exhibit

– A multi-media traveling exhibit that deconstructs and reinterprets the literary work of a secret society of Jewish boys, who created the longest-running underground magazine in a Nazi camp. Vedem was their voice, their  defiance, and their connection to life before. Using pop-art graphics, drawings and paintings, and the prose and poetry of teenage prisoners in Terezin, the exhibit breaks down the original pages of Vedem then reconstructs them in the form of a contemporary magazine.

Curated by Rina Taraseiskey and Danny King
Organized by The Vedem Underground

Opening Reception: March 2, 2017 – 5:30 pm

Please RSVP: 915.351.0048 / jamie@elpasoholocaustmuseum.org 

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EPHM’s Henry Kellen Memorial Golf Open

EPHM is excited to announce our first ever, Henry Kellen Memorial Golf Open.  Make your plans now to join us at El Paso’s premiere course, Butterfield Trail Golf Club, for a great day on the links for a great cause. And, of course, all proceeds from this fun day will go directly to support EPHM’s Mission to  combat prejudice and intolerance through diverse educational and cultural activities.  Together we can create a more peaceful future!

 

When: Monday – April 3, 2017

8:00 am – Registration. 9:00 am – Shotgun Start

Where: Butterfield Trail Golf Club – 1858 Cottonwoods, El Paso, TX

Format: 4-Person Scramble – Men, Women, & Mixed Teams

 

REGISTRATION

Early Bird Registration (Through March 12): $100.00 per player

Registration after March 12: $125.00 per player

Registration Deadline: March 22

Includes: cart rental, unlimited use of range before play, breakfast & catered lunch after round, drink tickets, & commemorative gift

 

More Information: 915-351-0048

To Sign-up: http://www.butterfieldtrailgolf.com/EPHM

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EPHM’s 2017 Program Series: SPEAK OUT: a Time and a Place for Action

 

– A welcoming forum for positive community action, focusing on key contemporary issues, such as immigration, race relations, and anti-Semitism, through the 20/20 lens of history. SPEAK OUT will be a series of presentations, lectures, and panel discussion occurring throughout the year.

“The First World War and the Making of the Modern Middle East”

– Dr. Sabri Ates

 

The first event in the SPEAK OUT program series will be on the historic formation and impact on the current Middle East. Dr. Sabri Ates, of Southern Methodist University, will present “The First World War and the Making of the Modern Middle East,” on Thursday, February 9, 6:00 pm. Dr. Ates will discuss the ongoing political, geographic, and cultural ramifications of the Great War on one of the most complex areas in the world.

For more information and to RSVP, call EPHM at 915-351-0048

 

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Get Involved! Become a Docent!

Get involved with El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center by becoming a docent! EPHM believes the best way to combat prejudice and intolerance while promoting peace and acceptance is through education. We receive thousands of students on docent-led tours, and we need your help! EPHM’s next docent training is coming up Sunday, January 22, 2:00-5:00pm for New Docent Orientation. The Orientation includes an in-depth look at what it means to be a docent, a museum tour, historical background introductions, resources and more. To sign up call 915-51-0048 or email angela@elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.

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Featured Survivor Testimony

We are very fortunate to have a substantial video archive of stories by local El Paso residents who were Holocaust Survivors. Here is just one of these touching stories:

This is Bernard Pergricht and in this short video he shares his reflections about the Holocaust. In 1941, his parents and young wife were deported from Poland and sent to concentration camps in Auschwitz where they were killed. He was sent to a labor camp which was liberated by the American army in 1945. Bernard came to the US in 1952, and later to El Paso in 1978. You can read his bio and see more of his video testimonies here.

HOURS

Sunday:  1 - 5pm
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  9am - 5pm
Wednesday:  9am - 5pm
Thursday:  9am - 5pm
Friday:  9am - 5pm
Saturday:  1 - 5pm
All self-guided tours must begin 30 minutes prior to scheduled closing times. Also, please check here for holidays in which the museum will be closed. Thank you.

Admission is Free

Admission to the museum is free, but donations of any amount are appreciated. Thank you.

Location

715 N. Oregon St., El Paso, TX 79902 (Directions)

Free Parking
Directly Adjacent to Museum at corner of Yandell Dr. & El Paso St.

Museum Entrance
On Yandell Dr. Between N. Oregon & El Paso St.

Schedule a Group Tour

Schedule a guided tour of our museum for your school or group.

Reserve a Curriculum Trunk

Reserve a curriculum trunk for your school or group.

Request a Speaker

Trained volunteers will gladly visit a school that is unable to schedule a trip to the Museum.

Helpful Links

A listing of additional resources.