Holocaust Museum (The Green House), Vilnius

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One of the centers of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Holocaust Museum (The Green House) represents the Holocaust as experienced in Lithuania. Exhibits tell the story of the genocide of Lithuanian Jews during World War II, which saw their number fall from 240,000 in 1941 (including refugees from Poland) to just 10,000 in 1945. Learn about the killing squads, concentration camps, and ghettos rife with disease and starvation that caused this stark decline in population. The exhibit also provides information about those who collaborated with the Nazis and those who risked their lives to help the persecuted. Historical documents, photographs, diaries, and letters on display give personal insights into this tragedy. Arrange to visit Holocaust Museum (The Green House) and other attractions in Vilnius using our Vilnius itinerary maker.
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  • There are many Jewish museums in Vilnius. The Green House has the Holocaust Exposition which tells the history of the Lithuanian Jews and their tragic death during the Holocaust in 1941-44. In...  more »
  • The museum is located up a short hill and is almost difficult to see with Google Maps as it is located in a green wooden building at the rear of a series of apartment complexes. The exhibition is...  more »
  • It was a really interesting place to visit; the stories were heartbreaking and inspiring. The staff were excellent.
  • Must seen! To remember so never come back!
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