Elliott Katz 2020 Lecture Series

The Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center and Hodges University have partnered to present the 2020 Elliott Katz Lectures. This popular series is 6 lectures that explore topics related to the Holocaust. A subscription for all 6 lectures for $150 is available only online at HolocaustMuseumSWFL.org.

Butterflies of Hope and Remembrance

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of concentration camps at the end of WWII. To commemorate this, a year-long series of programs and events has been created involving organizations all over SWFL.

Exhibits Are Being Installed at New Museum

We will OPEN to the public in late August at the new location – 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd.,  Naples, FL 34110

Grand Opening & Dedication of the Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 from 3-5pm

Free and open to the public. Come be a part of this special day for all of Southwest Florida as we celebrate the Museum’s new facility. Dedication ceremony, tours, talks, children’s activities and more.

Save the Dates

Thursday, December 12, 2019 for The Luncheon


Monday, March 2, 2020 for Triumph

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is our Speaker for Triumph 2020

More Details Coming Soon.

The Impact of An 8th Grade Field Trip to the Museum

This video shows how the Museum engages with students on an 8th grade Field Trip, along with commentary by their teacher on the importance of the visit for their age group and its post-visit impact on their behavior. Video also introduces the new Museum and shows the “fly-through” animation of the new layout.

“Best of the Gulfshore” Finalist for 3nd Year in a Row!

The Museum was voted as a Finalist for the third year in a row in “Best Museum – Collier County” in the 2019 “Best of the Gulfshore” Readers’ Choice Annual Awards.

The Boxcar Project

The Boxcar has visited more than 75 locations, including public libraries, churches, elementary, middle and high schools, colleges and universities.

The boxcar as displayed in front of the Holocaust Museum.

Museum Move and Temporary Closure Information

Beginning June 10, 2019, the Museum will be temporarily closed to the public in preparation for the move to our new location at:

975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd., Naples, FL 34110
Our phone number, e-mail and website will remain the same.

We anticipate re-opening to the public in mid-Summer at the new location. Before visiting, please check our website for updates or call 239-263-9200.

And “Save The Date” – Sunday, November 10, 2019 – and join us for the new Museum’s Dedication Ceremony.

Our offices will remain open through July at our current location.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new home!

Our Mission

Teach the lessons of the Holocaust to inspire action against bigotry, hatred, and violence.

We do this through:

  • Displaying artifacts and photographs which tell the individual stories within the larger history of the Holocaust;
  • Providing Educational programs and activities to students at all grade levels;
  • Presenting general public programs and exhibits that highlight elements of our collection and stories related to the Holocaust and other genocides;

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