Hours of Operation
The Florida Holocaust Museum is thrilled to reopen its doors! We have mindfully evaluated the best ways to keep our visitors safe as we welcome you back. We appreciate your adherence to our health and safety measures as we work to keep you safe. We’ve installed plexiglass shields at security and admissions, hand sanitizing stations and social distancing reminders throughout the Museum and upgraded our air-handling to CDC recommended filters.
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New hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – last admission at 2 p.m.
Time-ticketed reservations must made in advance before your visit.
New days: See Below
SCHEDULE FOR OPENING:
Open to our Members Only:
- Nov. 9 – Kristallnacht
- First two weekends in Dec. – Dec. 4, 5, 6, and Dec. 11, 12, 13
Open to our Members, first responders, and educators only (with proper identification):
- Last two weekends in Dec. – Dec. 18, 19, 20 and Dec. 26, 27
Open to the general public:
- Weekends in Jan. – Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
- Jan. 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day – open for FREE
The Florida Holocaust Museum is closed on the following days:
- Christmas Day (December 25, 2020)
- New Year’s Day (January 1, 2021)
- Adults – $16
- Seniors (65+) – $14
- College students – $10
- Veterans – $10
- Students under 18 – $8 (general visitors)
Free Admission: Active U.S. Military, The FHM members, USF students with ID, children 6 and under.
Admission includes free parking when available.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is committed to the Americans with Disabilities Act by making our facility and programs accessible to all persons. If you have any special requirements, suggestions or recommendations, please do not hesitate to contact us and every reasonable accommodation shall be made. Wheelchairs are available at no charge at the security desk. For easy access, vehicles may use the Museum’s side door for persons with disabilities.
Health and Safety
In accordance with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and local and state government recommendations, The Florida Holocaust Museum has implemented new health and safety measures for our visitors, members, volunteers, and staff. Below are important changes to help you plan your visit to The Florida Holocaust Museum.
Here’s what you can expect as we welcome you back to into our museum:
- Time-ticketed reservations must made in advance before your visit
- This limits the number of visitors inside to help us ensure that our visitors are socially distanced
- Members can pre-purchase your online timed-tickets for the first two weekends in December here (12/4-12/6 & 12/11-12/13).
- Members, Educators, and First Responders can pre-purchase your online timed-tickets for the last two weekends in December here (12/18-12/20 & 12/26-12/27).
- General Admissions will be available at a later date.
- Members will be asked to put in a discount code to reserve your ticket. If you have questions, please contact: email@example.com
- Please print or download your tickets to your smart phone and bring with you when you visit.
- Masks must be worn (over nose and mouth) for the duration of your visit – all museum staff will be wearing masks – The Florida Holocaust Museum masks are available for purchase for $8.
- Your temperature will be checked before entering the museum – Visitors with temperatures over 100.4 will be requested to return when they are well.
- Plexiglass shields have been installed at Security and Admissions.
- Please remember to socially distance during your visit – our reduced capacity, floor markers, signage and time-ticketed reservations will support this
- Parties should remain together, and children should remain with adults.
- The museum will be frequently disinfecting surfaces and amplifying our cleaning practices
- Our air filtration system has been updated with CDC recommended filters
- Interactive elements like touch buttons and virtual reality will not be available
- Hand sanitizing stations installed throughout the Museum
- At this time, Docent-led tours are not available.
- We are temporarily not accepting cash.
- See The Florida Holocaust Museum’s COVID-19 Mitigation and Implementation Plan here.
We have set enhanced health and safety guidelines which you must follow while visiting The Florida Holocaust Museum. There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Florida Holocaust Museum, you voluntary assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and hold The Florida Holocaust Museum harmless for any and all consequences of your visit. Terms and Conditions, click here.
Coming from Sarasota (I-275 N) or Tampa (I-275 S) take exit 22 and merge onto 1-175 E towards Tropicana Field. Take exit toward 6th Street South. Turn left onto 6th Street South. Turn right onto 1st Avenue South. The Museum is on the corner of 1st Avenue South and 5th Street South.
Things to know when visiting The Florida Holocaust Museum
- Cellphones are permitted in the Museum; however, we request that you turn them off, put them on silence or on airplane mode. And do not talk on them while in the museum.
- Personal photography is permitted – without flash. However, filming is not permitted. Working members of the press or professional photographers need to contact Rachel Freeman, Marketing and Communications Manager, at 727-820-0100, extension 242.
- Security measures at the Museum include x-ray for bags and walk-thru metal detectors/detection wands for visitors, Museum Security Officers and an armed Security Officer.
- Weapons and Firearms are not allowed in the Museum.
- Smoking is not allowed in the Museum.
- Please leave backpacks and large bags at home, your hotel or in your car or they will be checked-in at admissions.
- Food and drink (including bottled water) are not allowed on the gallery floors.
- Handicapped visitor entrance and limited handicapped parking are located on north side of building.
- The Museum galleries are kept at 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit and approximately 50% humidity, please dress accordingly.
- For lost items call our security office at 727-820-0100 extension 231