The Shoah Memorial

Local nameMémorial de la Shoah
Location4th arrondissement of Paris, France

Mémorial de la Shoah is the Holocaust museum in Paris, France. The memorial is in the district of Le Marais, in the third and fourth arrondissement, which had a large Jewish population at the beginning of World War II.The memorial was opened, by President Jacques Chirac, on 27 January 2005. This day was chosen to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp. The memorial underwent a major renovation in 2005, creating exhibition spaces, a multimedia center, and a reading room.

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Paris: 2-Hour Walking Tour of Le Marais from 28 USD

Opening hours

Mon - Fri, Sun: 10 am - 6 pm (10 pm on Thu)

Sun - Fri: 10 am - 6 pm (Thu: 10 pm)

Free guided tour every Sunday (in French) at 3 pm. Guided tour in English every second Sunday of the month.

Closed on Saturdays, Jan 1, May 1, Jul 14, Aug 15 and Dec 25.


Free admission.

More information and contact





Phone +33 1 42 77 44 72

Address 17 Rue Geoffroy l'Asnier, 75004 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°51'17.604" N 2°21'21.948" E

Tours and activities: The Shoah Memorial

Paris: 2-Hour Walking Tour of Le Marais

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