|Holocaust memorial Miami Beach|
Hours 9:00AM - 9:00PM Daily.
A small group of survivors of the Nazi holocaust in 1984 decided to build a memorial to the memory of the Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
Kenneth Treister was the architect and sculptor responsible for the structure,his job was to inform us through his work of art about one of the century's greatest human crimes.
The Memorial took over four years to be built, it opened to the public in 1990.
It offers cultural and educational programs for the Jewish community in Miami Beach.
The Memorial was built with Jerusalem stone and black granite.
In the beginning there is a black granite wall where you can see a short history of the event, from 1933 to 1945.
After this you go through a narrow passage ending in a large circular plaza paved with Jerusalem stone,where you find a 42 foot high bronze sculpture,a giant outstretched arm, tattooed with a number from Auschwitz.
The plaza is surrounded by a black granite semicircle wall where you see a multitude of names of victims submitted by their loved ones from the local community and around the world written on the wall.
The journey ends on a pool.