Temporary Weekday Museum Closure

Effective February 1, 2023

  • VHM will be closed to the public Monday through Friday but will remain open on the weekends due to long-awaited renovations.
  • The front entrance doors of the Museum will be inaccessible. Please enter the Museum through the Choral Synagogue Auditorium doors located near the intersection of 21st Street and East Cary Street.
  • All scheduled Educational Workshops and Student Enrichment Programs will take place as planned.
  • Scheduled Group Tours will be honored.
  • Contact Guest Services Director Matt Simpson with questions.



Michele Asher Memorial:


The Michele Asher Holocaust Education Fund celebrates the life and legacy of its namesake, an incredible woman who passed away in November. Michele was passionate about Holocaust education and ensuring the lessons of the past are never forgotten nor repeated. Your donation will go towards the many Holocaust education initiatives the Museum hosts throughout the year.

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Members of the Museum enjoy a variety of benefits. Learn more about the different levels offered.


Donations ensures our ability to continue our mission as we enter our second decade and beyond.


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