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Holocaust Museum Houston

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 – Sunday, May. 14, 2017

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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

  • Sunday-Monday, -
    Holocaust Museum Houston is closed for construction as of July 24, 2017 and will reopen in September 2017 at the temporary location, 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100. Visit hmh.org for more information about Holocaust Museum Houston’s expansion and temporary move.
  • 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

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • 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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