United States Holocaust Museum
The United States' official memorial to the Holocaust.
~On November 1, 1978, President Jimmy Carter established the President's commission on the Holocaust
~Located adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
~Dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.
~More than 34.8 million people have visited this museum since the time it was opened in 1993
~It cost approximately 168 million dollars to build this Memorial
~Actual construction took 4 years to build from 1989 to 1993