The spaces of the museum-memorial

Located in the heart of the historic Marais district in Paris, the Shoah Memorial offers visitors many resources and activities in a total surface area of nearly 5,000 square meters. Explore the various spaces that make up the site.

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The Documentation Center

The Documentation Center’s collections span 20th-century Jewish history and the history of the Second World War. This rich, unique archive is a first-rate resource for those studying the destruction of the Jews of Europe.

The steadily expanding collections include archives (over 30 million items), a photo library (approximately 280,000 pictures), a library (50,000 volumes) and many archival films.

USEFUL INFORMATION: The Documentation Center is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 every day except Saturday and until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.