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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. The Museum is also closed on all major Jewish holidays including Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkat, Shemenei Atzeret, Simchat Torah, Passover, Shavuot, and Tish b Av. it's also closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.

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  • The Museum of Tolerance is different from every other Holocaust museum I've been to (NY, Israel, DC). It's hard to explain but basically you and any people that walk in around the same time as you...  more »
  • 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
  • I suppose they get an E for effort on this review. Vehicle search from high school drop security guard: check. Complete search inside museum and all metal objects placed in bin because of walk through metal detector (w/wand) like Superior Court: check. Not being able to get in because I had cigarettes and lighter: priceless. I'm going to have to give this a Jay score of 0. Not recommended. The LAST time this place wastes my time. I heard it was overrated anyways. Not really a museum more of interactive slide show thing. What they need to put on the website is a warning of what not is allowed into the museum.

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