The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. is the home of many artifacts and tributes to the Holocaust. The reason for a museum is so that we can remember this event, teach about it, and honor the souls who perished, so that we can ensure that such ignorance and gruesome things do not reoccur in the future. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's way of honoring and memorializing the people who died during such a chaotic and grim point in human history.

Here are some artifacts and information from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum:

The uniform of a prisoner

Various pictures of the perished on the walls of the museum

Cutlery from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

The shoes of holocaust victims

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