IJHS Trip to Holocaust Exhibit

  • October 4, 2021

  • 9:00 am  to  3:00 pm

Join the Iowa Jewish Historical Society for a day trip to Union Station in Kansas City on Monday, October 4, 2021, to see the groundbreaking exhibit “Auschwitz   Not Long Ago   Not Far Away!

This exhibit features more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from more than 20 institutions around the world.  It is the most comprehensive exhibit on Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil—one that arose not long ago and not far away. Find more information about the exhibit at https://unionstation.org/event/auschwitz/  

Not recommended for children under 12.

Tickets for the exhibit are $16.50/person for a self-guided tour with individual audio guides in English or Spanish.  The tour is expected to take an 1.5 to 2.5 hours

The tentative schedule is to leave Des Moines at 9:00 a.m. in individual cars.  The IJHS group tour is at 1:00 p.m.  Afterward, everyone can go their separate ways. Some will return to Des Moines and others may stay in Kansas City to visit other attractions. 

Union Station Touring Guidelines:

No strollers                                                       No bags/purses 

No food/drink/gum                                           Limit phone usage

Wheelchairs and walkers allowed

Photos: Non-flash photo for personal use only.  Most importantly, please avoid any attitude, reference, or expression that could be considered disrespectful to the memory of Holocaust victims.

IJHS has reserved 60 tickets. Purchase your tickets by filling out the form below. 

25 tickets remaining

Please Note: because this form will charge your card, we want to highlight that the field for additional guest tickets should not include yourself.