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Virtual Tour for Students

The Holocaust: History and Memory


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This virtual tour allows students to visit nine interactive galleries at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. The experience offers a chronological narrative of the Holocaust through encounters with historical artifacts and photographs. Students will also see one of the Museum’s conservation labs, allowing them to examine how staff preserve and present Holocaust history.

Explore the tour and see instructions to navigate it below.

Lesson Plan and Worksheet

Virtual Tour

A full-screen version is available on the Poly website.

How to Navigate

  • Use the arrows at the bottom of the screen to move through nine different scenes.
  • Click, hold, and drag the icon to explore the 360 degree image for each scene.
  • Click on the (i) icon for more information about each scene and to learn about the historical photos and artifacts featured.

This lesson was adapted from an activity created in conjunction with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.