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2016 LBJ Moral Courage Dinner
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Location: Hilton Americas-Houston

With 1,100 people on hand, Holocaust Museum Houston celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday, June 2, 2016, during the Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Awards dinner held at Hilton Americas-Houston.

The evening honored the Partisan brothers, Tuvia, Asael, Aron and Zus Bielski, whose true-life story of courage during the Holocaust was the basis for the movie “Defiance." Asael’s daughter Assaela Bielski Weinstein accepted the award from David Bach, grandson of Partisans saved by the Bielski Brothers. Tuvia, Asael and Zus Bielski received the award posthumously.

The Bielskis established a partisan camp in the forests of Belarus during World War II and saved 1,200 Jews from the Nazis. The descendants of those saved are now said to number more than 10,000 people.

The evening raised more than $1.2 million which supports the worldwide educational programs of the Museum that promote awareness of the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy against the backdrop of the Holocaust.

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Hours and Admission
The Museum is open to the public seven days a week.

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.

The Boniuk Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.

The Museum is closed for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For other holiday hours, visit the "Events" tab on the Museum’s Web site at www.hmh.org.


Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
Students age 6-18 FREE
College-level with valid school ID FREE
Seniors age 65+ $8
AARP members with valid ID card $8
Active-Duty Military $8
General Admission $12

Holocaust Museum Houston is free each Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2017), Memorial Day (May 29, 2017), D-Day (June 6, 2017), and Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2017).

Address and Directions
Holocaust Museum Houston
Morgan Family Center
5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004-6804
Phone: 713-942-8000

Holocaust Museum Houston is a member of the Houston Museum District Association and is located in Houston's Museum District.

Holocaust Museum Houston is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums.

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