The Collection of Record
The Museum’s David M. Rubenstein National Institute for Holocaust Documentation houses an unparalleled repository of Holocaust evidence that documents the fate of victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others. Our comprehensive collection contains millions of documents, artifacts, photos, films, books, and testimonies.
Use our comprehensive search tool to access records across the Museum’s collections, including publications, photographs, objects, documents, films, music, and oral histories.
Find out how to secure permissions for use and obtain copies of collections.
Find out what research resources are available and plan your visit to the Library and Archives.
Go behind the scenes to learn the personal stories of objects the Museum protects.
The Shapell Center
The Museum’s expansive collection is permanently housed at the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center.
Share Your History
The Museum is in a race against time to rescue the evidence of the Holocaust, including home movies and amateur films taken before, during, and immediately after the Holocaust. Learn how to donate.
For Holocaust Scholars
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies is dedicated to ensuring the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance are researched, taught, and widely understood.