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Holocaust memorial designs exhibition in Parliament

Visit the exhibition of shortlisted designs for the National Holocaust Memorial at Parliament's Westminster Hall from 26 February to 11 March.

Holocaust Memorial site, showing Parliament's Victoria Tower in the background

An exhibition of the shortlisted teams’ designs for the National Holocaust Memorial and education centre is on display and open to the public in Westminster Hall in Parliament from Monday 26 February.

The new National Holocaust Memorial and accompanying education centre will stand in Victoria Tower Gardens in the shadow of Parliament. This striking new structure will honour victims and survivors of Nazi persecution and will act as a national voice against hatred in our world today.

The international design competition sought to harness the very best architectural talent to create an emotionally powerful and sensitively designed memorial. Ninety-two teams expressed an interest in the project, with a shortlist of 10 invited to submit the concept designs on display as part of this exhibition.

Consultation with the public, survivors, those working in the field of Holocaust remembrance and education, and technical experts will play a crucial role in informing the final decision of the jury. Visitors are invited to give their views as part of the exhibition.

Access to the exhibition

The exhibition is open from Monday 26 February until Saturday 11 March, from 9am each morning. Entrance is via Parliament’s Cromwell Green entrance. Read more about finding the Houses of Parliament.

Closing times will vary depending on parliamentary business each day and will close at 5:30pm on non-sitting days (Friday 3 and Saturday 4 March). Parliament has advised visitors to avoid busy periods, notably between 3pm and 7pm on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. Visitors will go through an airport-style search. For further information on entry arrangements, call Parliament’s Visitor Services on 020 7219 0516.

Published 27 February 2017
Last updated 6 March 2017 + full page history
  1. Exhibition has been extended until 11 March.
  2. First published.