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.

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

Hours and Admission
 
Effective April 15, 2014, admission rates for Holocaust Museum Houston will change. Please note the new rates:

Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
Students age 6-18 FREE
College-level with valid school ID FREE
Seniors age 65+ $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 Memorial Day (May 25, 2015), D-Day (June 6, 2015), Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2015) and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2015).

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