CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

1532 South Third Street, CANDLES Holocaust Museum, Terre Haute, IN 47802 - United States



CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center is the only organization in the world dedicated to the memory of the twin victims and survivors of medical experimentation at Auschwitz. We honor and celebrate the lives of the Mengele Twins by telling their stories, to educate the world and prevent similar atrocities. Our institution is not only a witness to history, but also an active voice outside the museum walls. By working to prevent genocide on a global level and transform prejudice on a local level, we aim to create a world free from hatred and genocide.


"Choices" - How did the choices various people made decide their fate during WWII and the Holocaust.

"Stories of the 3,000" - Stories of the twins subjected to medical experimentation at Auschwitz.

"New Dimensions in Testimony" - An interactive three dimensional display that allows viewers to "ask" questions to Holocaust survivors.

Lecture by Eva Mozes Kor - Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor shares her first-hand story of survival and medical experimentation at Auschwitz. Eva's lecture is followed by a Q & A and meet and greet.


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