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Location, Hours, Parking, & Admission

Museum Information

CANDLES politely asks visitors not to bring backpacks and large handbags to the museum. All bags will be searched by museum security. No firearms, ammunition, knives, or other weapons are allowed. Thank you for helping to keep the museum safe for all visitors, employees, and volunteers. 


CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center
1532 South Third Street
Terre Haute, IN  47802

Phone: 812.234.7881


Museum Hours:
Open to the Public:
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EST


Admission Fee:

Adults: $8.00 per person

Seniors(62+) / Veterans: $7.00

Students: $5.00

Members/Alumni: FREE

  • Museum material is appropriate for upper-grade school students, grades 4 and up. 
  • We do not recommend bringing children under the age of six (6) years old.


For Private Group Tours:

Reservations can be made by emailing: or by calling the museum at +1.812.234.7881

Private tours are available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday to grades 4 and up.

Minimum of $75 up to 15 people, additional guests are $5.00 per person. 

Museum Parking Information

For Cars:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Parking is available at the museum, but parking spaces are limited. There is available street parking next to the museum on South 4th Street.

For Bus Parking:

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