2/20/2021 to 9/12/2021

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie 60077
(847) 967-4800

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom traces the history of the fight against apartheid in South Africa, with Nelson Mandela as one of its central figures. With immersive environments, Mandela promotes human rights with a clear message: all people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. Among its many dramatic features and original artifacts, the exhibition replicates the eight-foot by seven-foot cell where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in jail, before emerging at age 71 to continue negotiating democratic change with his former enemies. Visitors entering the cell will find themselves in a multimedia theatre, with projections telling stories of repression and resilience on the walls. Virtual group tours and virtual student field trips are available.

Time: 10am - 5pm Wed - Sundays

Cost: Included with admission

Ages: Ages 6 and up


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