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Holocaust Museum Houston

Family Activity: Upstanders Project

Monday, May. 11, 2020 – Sunday, May. 31, 2020

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An upstander is someone who stands up for others. Upstanders are kind and helpful. In times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, the world needs upstanders more than ever.

  1. Learn about upstanders during the Holocaust

If your student is in grades 1-4, skip this step and start with step 2. 

  1. Research people being upstanders today.

For inspiration, start with this BBC News article on reasons to be hopeful here.

  1. Discover the needs of others.
  2. Show how you will be helpful.
  3. Follow through.
  4. Brainstorm how you can help someone else.

Start Your Upstanders Project

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HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
    The Museum is closed Mondays through August 17, 2020.
  • Members: Free Adults (19+): $19 Sr. Citizens (65+): $15 AARP Members: $15 (with valid ID card) Active-Duty Military: $15 Ages 0-18: Free Holocaust Museum Houston is free to everyone each Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Yom HaShoah, Memorial Day, D-Day (June 6), and International Human Rights Day (Dec. 10).

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.

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