MUSEUM FACTS AND FIGURES
VISITORS TO THE MUSEUM
- Total: More than 34.1 million since the Museum opened in April 1993.
- Demographics: 34% school-age children; 12% international; approximately 90% non-Jewish.
- Dignitaries: 96 heads of state; more than 3,500 foreign officials from over 132 countries.
VISITORS ONLINE IN 2010
- Visits: More than 38 million; from more than 100 countries daily.
- International Visits: 34.5%, including 455,000 from Muslim-majority countries.
- Wexner Learning Center: From Memory to Action: From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide; The Nuremberg Trials: What Is Justice?
- Gonda Education Center (Lower Level): A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
- Meyerhoff Theater Entrance (Lower Level): Abandoned at Srebrenica: Ten Years Later.
- Traveling Exhibitions: From October to December 2011, Museum traveling exhibitions were on display in eight cities and states, including South Dakota for the first time.
COLLECTIONS AND REFERENCE SERVICES
- Art and Artifacts: More than 16,385 objects, with an average of six to seven new items acquired each week.
- Archives and Photo Archives: 64.6 million pages, with an additional 135 million digital images from the International Tracing Service; 87,200 historical photographs and images, of which 25,900 are available on the Museum's website.
- Meed Survivors Registry: 204,760 survivors and their descendants registered.
- Film and Video: More than 1,027 hours of archival footage; 220 hours of outtakes from the groundbreaking film SHOAH; 1,050 research requests annually.
- Library and Oral History: Over 93,132 items in 57 languages; more than 12,500 oral history testimonies; access to 52,000 oral histories from the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
- Senior Historian’s Division: 940 research requests fulfilled from January through September 2011.
EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
- Regional Education Corps: 35 advanced teachers of the Holocaust in 20 states.
- Museum Teacher Fellows: 293, from every state, since the program began in 1996.
- Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies: 431 Fellows-in-Residence from 30 countries since 1994; 728 campus outreach lectures in 49 states since 2001; 652 faculty seminar participants from 49 states; 35 Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies seminars held at the Museum since 1999.
ADMINISTRATION, STAFF, AND MEMBERSHIP
- Base Operating Budget: FY 2012: $81.2 million ($50.7m federal appropriation pending; $30.5 private donations and investment income).
- Staff: Nearly 400 staff; 150 contractors (security and cleaning services).
- Volunteers and Interns: More than 400 volunteers, including 74 Holocaust survivors, donated more than 30,000 hours of service in 2011; 128 interns also provided help.
- Members and Supporters: 170,000
- Regional Development Offices: Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, New England, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Western.
- Quarterly statistics as of 8/1/2012