First Holocaust Museum In The Country Gets New Home In Pan Pacific Park, Opens Today
Never again will the country's oldest Holocaust museum be without a permanent home. First Xanadu, and now this. Way to be inclusive, Pan Pacific park.
The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) was the first Holocaust museum in the country, founded in 1961 by survivors learning English at Hollywood High School. They began assembling a collection of personal photos and items and that collection grew into the country's first Holocaust museum. Today, the last living founder of LAMOTH celebrates the grand opening of its new home designed by architect Hagy Belzberg.