Professor Ellie Wiesel was born and raised in this house until the age of 16 years old, when he and his family and the whole Jewish Community of Sighet were deported to Auschwitz between May 16-22, 1944. Today, it is a Memorial to the Jewish Life Cycle of Pre-Holocaust Sighet Jewish Community.
Thousands of visitors are coming from all over the world including High school students and educators from the Region and across Europe.
The Museum organizes programs and exhibits throughout the year.
Summer - Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00 (Monday closed)
Winter – Monday - Friday 08:00-16:00 (Saturday and Sunday - closed)
(see locations on map below)