Mémorial de la Shoah

Mémorial de la Shoah information

Location
Paris , France
Address
17 rue Geoffroy l'Asnier, 4e
Getting there
Metro: St-Paul
More information
www.memorialdelashoah.org
Opening hours
10am-6pm Sun-Wed & Fri, to 10pm Thu
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Established in 1956, the Memorial to the Unknown Jewish Martyr has metamorphosed into the Memorial of the Shoah – a Hebrew word meaning ‘catastrophe’ and synonymous with the Holocaust. Exhibitions relate to the Holocaust and German occupation of parts of France and Paris during WWII. The actual memorial to the victims of the Shoah stands at the entrance.

The wall is inscribed with the names of 76,000 men, women and children deported from France to Nazi extermination camps.