A brochure, available for a suggested $2 donation, leads you on a self-guided tour of the Memorial. Visitors generally spend between one to one-and-a-half hours touring the Memorial. Groups of 10 or more people must make a reservation before visiting the Memorial. Click here for more information on making a reservation.
Groups or classes wishing to visit the Memorial must make a reservation no less than two weeks before their planned visit. Group reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and a confirmation letter will be sent by email once a reservation is made. Click here for more information on making a reservation.
Teachers seeking to bring students to the Memorial, click here for more information.
- Prepare your students with background information about the Holocaust. You can find comprehensive materials by clicking here.
- We suggest students bring paper and a pen or pencil to take notes and to take a rubbing of a name on the Memorial Wall.
- Have students dress appropriately. The Memorial is an outdoor venue—we suggest bringing hats, sunglasses, sun block and bottled water.
- Please call if you are running late or need to cancel your visit.
- Give students the opportunity to use the restrooms and get a drink of water before starting the tour.
- If you plan on having lunch before or after your visit, student lunches can be kept inside the Memorial offices, and you can make arrangements to have a picnic next door at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Their phone number is 305.673.7256.
- After your visit, have students write a poem or essay about their experience at the Memorial. They are welcome to share their work on our visitor blog.