Visit the Memorial Plaza

The Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia is the site of the nation’s first public monument erected to memorialize victims of the Holocaust. The Memorial Plaza includes interpretive features that help visitors to learn about, reflect upon, and remember the Holocaust.

Prepare for your visit by downloading the USC Shoah Foundation IWalk app on your mobile device for a curated tour of the Memorial Plaza:

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Now open to the public, the Memorial Plaza is a dynamic civic space for remembrance and education. It is open 365 days a year and is free to visit.

The Memorial Plaza is located at the head of the historic Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the heart of Philadelphia, adjacent to the newly renovated LOVE Park and the City’s central regional transit hub.


Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza

Street Address:

16th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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PHRF is available to provide a limited number of personalized group tours for community organizations and associations with large groups wishing to visit the Memorial Plaza.

For group tour inquiries, please contact Eszter Kutas at:


PHRF also helps educators use the Memorial Plaza as a content resource and living classroom for their students. PHRF and USC Shoah Foundation have partnered with ADL Philadelphia to reach out to Philadelphia-area teachers and provide them with in-person trainings and webinars to help them craft robust learning opportunities and lesson plans.

For teacher training opportunities, please contact Randi Boyette at: