Photo courtesy of Kennesaw State University, Museum of History and Holocaust Education

Museum of History and Holocaust Education

Jan 1 – Dec 31
DaysTime
Every Mon-Fri10am – 5pm
Next: 10:00am on Dec 17
Free!
Free!

Description

This museum presents exhibits, public events and educational resources that are focused on World War II and the Holocaust in an effort to educate visitors about the past and create a dialogue about its significance today.

Exhibits:
Censorship and Banned Books, 1933 to '45 features panels and artifacts that highlight the history of regulation in Germany and the United States in the '30s and '40s.

Parallel Journeys: World War II and the Holocaust tells the stories of 40 teenagers who were witnesses, participants or victims of the brutal conflict of WWII.

Georgia Journeys: Legacies of WWII is a hands-on, multimedia exhibition that follows the experiences of 12 individuals whose lives intersected in Georgia, but whose journeys took them across the world.

The Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment focuses on the 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the west coast, two thirds of whom were American citizens, who were forced into a series of camps to live under armed guard during the war.

The Butterfly Project honors the Jewish children who perished in the Holocaust with 1.5 million hand-crafted butterflies, one for each child victim.

The Power of Propaganda is an exhibit illustrating the use of propaganda during WWII by both the Allied and Axis Powers.

The Tuskegee Airmen: The Segregated Skies of World War II explores the history and heroism of the first African American pilots to fly in combat during WWII.

Beyond Rosie: Women in World War II shares stories about the ways women contributed to and were affected by war.

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