8/31/2005
 
Holocaust Museum Houston Donates Admission Proceeds to Katrina Victims
 

HOUSTON, TX (Aug. 31, 2005) As a gesture of compassion and assistance for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Holocaust Museum Houston will donate all proceeds from admission to the Museum through the Labor Day weekend to the American Red Cross on their behalf.

"Our heart goes out to our neighbors to the east, and we are happy to donate all entry proceeds through this busy weekend for use in helping them get back on their feet," said Peter Berkowitz, chairman of the Museum’s Board of Directors.

The Museum does not charge admission, but many patrons contribute a suggested donation of $5 per person on entry.

The Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., and Labor Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 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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Ira D. Perry
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Tel: (713) 942-8000, ext. 103
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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
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.

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 and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.


The Laurie and Milton Boniuk Resource Center and Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The Library is closed 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.

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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