January 01, 2019 to July 31, 2019
12:00 AM


Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance View map
211 N. Record Street Suite 100,


Now on view through July 2019
Open hours: Monday–Friday 9:30am–5pm and Saturday–Sunday 11am–5pm

The Dallas Holocaust Museum is proud to present the Texas debut of a newly-created special exhibition, Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank which tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne’s experiences connect deeply with today’s youth as they grow and learn that all actions and words matter.

This exhibition will also feature the United States premier of a virtual reality (VR) component from Force Field VR and Oculus Studios that allows the visitor to travel back in time to Anne Frank’s hiding place, the “Secret Annex.” In a one-of-a-kind experience, visitors will be drawn into the world in which Anne Frank lived -- in the shadows of genocide and war.

The museum recommends visitors be at least 11 years old. Let Me Be Myself was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. This exhibition is available in Chinese, French, Japanese, and Spanish thanks to the generous support of Texas Instruments.

The exhibition opening reception on September 13 begins at 6pm. The program beginning at 7pm features a panel discussion on hidden children during the Holocaust. Panelists are Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust Museum; Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice, Senior Historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and Max Spindler, Holocaust survivor. Free for Members, $5 for non-Members.

Exhibit admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students. (Note the construction next door and stay tuned for the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum opening September 2019.)