9/21/2005
 
Museum Closes in Preparation for Hurricane Rita
 

HOUSTON, TX (Sept. 21, 2005) Holocaust Museum Houston will be closed Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 22 through Sept. 24, to prepare for Hurricane Rita and for the safety of our patrons after the storm’s initial pass.

Tonight’s scheduled lecture, “Justice at Dachau: The Trials of an American Prosecutor” by Joshua Greene also has been cancelled.

After the storm has moved through the region, Museum officials will reassess the situation and determine appropriate operating hours. Current plans call for the Museum to resume operations at noon on Sunday, Sept. 25.

Up-to-date information on the Museum’s hours and operations, will be posted on the Museum’s Web site, www.hmh.org, as soon as it becomes available.

Holocaust Museum Houston promotes awareness and educates the public of the dangers of prejudice, hatred and violence against the backdrop of the Holocaust by fostering remembrance, understanding and education.

Holocaust Museum Houston is free and open to the public and is located in Houston’s Museum District at 5401 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004.

For more information, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.

 
Media Contact
 
For media inquiries, please contact:
Director, Marketing & Public Relations
Tel: (713) 942-8000, ext. 103
E-mail: news@hmh.org

Our Public Relations team is eager to assist you in coverage of activities at Holocaust Museum Houston.

All requests for interviews or on-site photography or videography by members of the media must be coordinated in advance through our Public Relations office by calling 713-942-8000, ext. 103 or e-mailing news@hmh.org.


Address and Directions
 
Holocaust Museum Houston
Morgan Family Center
9220 Kirby Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77054
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.

Hours and Admission
 
Museum Hours:

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

Museum Admission:

$12 for adults
$8 for active-duty military and AARP members
Free for children, students and college-level students with valid ID
Free admission on Sundays


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