Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark
October 15, 2023, 10:00 am –December 31, 2024, 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 9 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Learn about remarkable story of the rescue of the Danish Jews during the Holocaust. Together, Jewish and non-Jewish neighbors of all ages mobilized to create one of the most effective—and exceptional—examples of mass resistance and escape in modern history. Despite the enormous risk, ordinary citizens united against Nazism to save nearly 95% of Denmark’s Jewish population.
State-of-the-art technology and creative storytelling immerse visitors in this inspiring story. Age-appropriate themes of separation, bravery, and resilience help young people make connections to their own lives and reflect on the dangers of prejudice—as well as their own potential for compassionate, moral, and courageous collective action and upstanding.
Wed-Fri & Sun 10 am–5 pm