The Book Smugglers

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Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston TX

Mar 13 2020
Aug 16 2020
The Book Smugglers

“Would you risk your life to save a book?” That is the underlying question of Holocaust Museum Houston’s new exhibition The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis, making its world debut in the Museum’s Mincberg Gallery. The exhibition is curated by HMH’s Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions and based on the book of the same name by David E. Fishman.

The Book Smugglers is the nearly unbelievable true story of ghetto residents who rescued thousands of rare books and manuscripts by hiding them on their persons, burying them

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Museum admission is free for children and students, including college students with valid student ID, and everyone on Thursday from 2:00-5:00 p.m.; $10 for seniors, active duty military and AARP members; $15 for adults

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Holocaust Museum Houston

5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX


    • Braille
    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access