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Address: Calle Acapulco No. 70 ( a la salida del Metro Chapultepec)
Phonenumber: 52-11-69-08

The "Tuvie Maizel" Jewish Historical and Holocaust Museum was founded by Dr. Tuvie Maizel and inaugurated by Miguel Alemán Valdéz on 24 June 1970.

It was closed for renovation and reinaugurated on 24 June 1999 by Miguel Alemán Velasco.

The Museum has different areas, such as:
* The World that was
* The rise of Nazism
* The Holocuast
* The Creaton of the State of Israel
* Presence in Mexico during World War II.

The museum intends to show the world that six million is not just a number, but that instead, six million human beings were massacred for the only crime of being Jewish.

The museum collection has 1,100 photographs narrating the life of Eastern European Jews mostly in Russia and Poland before the Holocaust, during the Holocaust, the liberation of the camps, the creation of the State of Israel and the survivors in Mexico.

It also has three display areas showing religious artifacts and Jewish celebrations. The museum's archive grows day by day through donations from different people.

Visiting times:
Monday to Friday 10 am to 5.15 pm.
Fridays and Sundays 10 am to 1.15 pm
Closed on Saturdays
** IMPORTANT: Due to the 2018 Earthquake, the museum will remain closed until further notice.

General Information
Entrance to the museum is forbidden when carrying:
** Photo and Video Camera
** Packages and all kinds of food.

Handicapped access, elevator and ramps.
Any visitor shall present official ID in order to enter the building.

Ticket cost:
Students $10.00
Adults $20.00
Handicapped people free of charge

Guided tours for groups of over 16 people and up to 40 people, with appointment that can be arranged at 52-11-69-08 and 52-86-36-00.

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