Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964
Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 – Sunday, May. 14, 2017
Holocaust Museum Houston will open its first Spanish/English bilingual exhibit, “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964,” Friday, December 9, 2016. The exhibit showcases the Bracero program, the largest guest worker program in U.S. History, which brought millions of Mexican nationals north to work on short-term labor contracts. The work was backbreaking and living conditions poor, but the program offered Mexican men economic opportunities and much-needed work. Their contributions to communities in Mexico and the U.S. have had a lasting impact on the political, economic, social, and cultural landscapes of both nations.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday , 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, Noon - 5:00 pm
- General Admission: "Members, children, students, and college-level students (with valid ID) receive free admission. $12 per person $8 per person Active-Duty Military, Seniors 65+ and AARP members (with valid ID). Free Hours: Thursday 2 pm - 5 pm and specific holidays.
Directions & Parking
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- Street Parking
- Free parking is available in the lots along Caroline and Calumet Streets. Free street parking is available on three sides of the Museum. Bus parking is available along Prospect Street.
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