The summer isn’t over yet, and now there’s more time to visit the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio thanks to expanded hours.

The public is welcome to explore the museum and its resources on the Holocaust by visiting during the new summer evening hours from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 2. This includes browsing the museum, exploring educational trunks, traveling exhibits, and at 6:30 p.m. listening to a presentation from a child of a survivor, also known as a second-generation survivor.

In addition to the expanded hours, the museum is offering summer docent tours at 10 a.m. each Tuesday and a 1 p.m. each Thursday, when the public can join a docent as they lead them through the story of the Holocaust using the photos and artifacts on display.

About the museum

The museum, a department of the Jewish Federation of San Antonio, is located on the campus of the San Antonio Jewish Community Center, and honors the survivors and victims of the Holocaust.

The museum serves more than 20,000 students and visitors annually through docent-guided tours, school visits, community events, exhibits, educational trunks and traveling exhibits, according to the museum’s website.

The museum is open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 1-4 p.m. the first and third Sunday of each month. Parking adjacent to the museum is availabale. Visitors are required to check in at the central information desk in the Main Lobby, and a valid photo ID is required for all guests over 18.

The museum is located at 12500 N.W. Military Hwy., San Antonio, and admission is free.