WHAT: Docent-led tour of The Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 20
TIME: Arrive by 8:45 am • Bus departs promptly at 9 am from the Ringling College Museum Campus parking lot; return approximately 3:30 pm to campus parking lot.
FEE: $50 per person
INCLUDES: Transportation, museum entrance/tour, and driver gratuities. Lunch is not included in the fee. You can enjoy lunch at a café or restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. The museum is ADA-accessible; wheelchairs are available at no cost. Our docent-led tour will include the museum’s first-floor core exhibition, “History, Heritage and Hope,” which features
original artifacts, videos, and photos representing the history of the Holocaust.
The exhibition begins with the history of antisemitism and life before World War II, followed by the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, the concentration camps, and one of the few remaining boxcars of the type used during the Holocaust.
The final area includes “Lessons for Today,” which delves into other genocides, victim groups, and rescues occurring today. Group tours also include a talk by a Holocaust survivor or a direct family member. Time permitting, the group can view other areas of the museum.