The Museum is now open at its new location! Hours of operation are Tuesday – Sunday, 1pm to 4pm.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day event at the Museum

February 5, 2019

On January 27, the Museum hosted a lecture and musical performance to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Museum Docent Ellaine Rosen presented “Witness to Goodness” presentation Holocaust heroes, which was followed by a moving performance by Jack Solomon on the restored Violins of Hope Project Klezmer violin on special loan to the Museum. The Museum […]

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Violins of Hope project brings reminder of Holocaust to Southwest Florida

January 11, 2019
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By Sean Martinelli NAPLES, Fla. – Violins recovered from concentration camps during the Holocaust are on display for the public at the Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center. The instruments are part of the “Violins of Hope” project and were played during the museum’s December luncheon. “Music brought hope,” the project’s founder Avshi Weinstein said. […]

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Lorie Mayer, a founding member of Holocaust museum in North Naples, dies

December 12, 2018

Alexi C. Cardona, Naples Daily News Even on her last day at the Holocaust museum in North Naples, Lorie Mayer captivated a crowd. Mayer visited the museum in April to say goodbye to the place and the people with whom she had spent nearly two decades. A group of middle schoolers were taking a tour. […]

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Instruments Onced Owned By Concentration Camp Prisoners Will Be Played In Upcoming SWFL Performance

December 12, 2018
violins of hope exhibit

By ANDREA PERDOMO The Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center is hosting an exhibit of violins once owned and played by victims of Nazi concentration camps. This week a performance featuring the restored instruments will honor their stories. The exhibit is called Violins of Hope and has been on display since Nov. 14. It tells […]

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Naples Holocaust Museum relocating to new space after receiving $1 million donation

April 7, 2018

By Jennifer Beeson, Naples Daily News The Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples is relocating to a new space after receiving a million-dollar donation. In early December, the museum, currently located in the Sandalwood Square Plaza off U.S. 41, started a capital campaign to reach a goal of $3.5 million toward finding a new […]

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Holocaust Museum receives landmark gift from Janet Cohen

March 30, 2018

Naples, Florida, — The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida has received a pledge of $1 million from Janet Guttman Cohen towards its $3.5 million Capital Campaign for the purchase and renovation of a new building on U.S. 41 in Naples. In recognition of this gift, the Museum will name its new building […]

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The Holocaust Museum Announces Triumph 2018 Speaker

February 15, 2018

The article below appeared in the February 2018 issue of Old Naples News announcing the featured speaker, David Eisenhower, of Triumph 2018.

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The Holocaust Museum announces David Eisenhower as featured Speaker

February 7, 2018

Join us for a special evening linking past, present and future with Featured Speaker, David Eisenhower. Source:

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The Holocaust Museum & Education Center listed on Must Do’s Top 10 Naples Attractions

February 4, 2018

The Holocaust Museum & Education Center has been listed on Must Do’s Top 10 Naples Attractions! Must Do Visitor Guides provides Southwest Florida visitor information through its printed publications and its website View the Museum’s listing on

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Do Some Good

February 1, 2018

The Holocaust Museum & Education Center was recently mentioned in a Florida Weekly article about volunteers for local non-profits. Thousands of volunteers set to work every day through Southwest Florida, lending their time and talents for everything from mentoring students of migrant families and visiting with hospice patients to collecting food from restaurants and grocery […]

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