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Learn about Eva's family, the rise of Nazism, Auschwitz, medical experimentation, and liberation.


Get to know those who chose to help.


Read about Eva's Road to Forgiveness.


Understand those who stood up to violence and helped victims of genocide.


Be moved. Be inspired. Be the change.


Romanian Heritage Tour

October 2016

Join CANDLES and Eva Kor as we travel to Romania and Hungary and visit places from Eva's childhood.


October 1-9, 2016


Click here for more information and registration forms.


Spaces are filling quickly. Reserve yours today.



July 2016 Auschwitz Trip Registration is Closed

Our 100 spots have been filled. We encourage you to consider joining us on the Romanian Heritage Tour in October.





CANDLES honors and celebrates the lives of the 3,000 twins who were victims of Dr. Josef Mengele's deadly genetic experiments.



Vision Statement


CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center is the only organization in the world dedicated to the memory of the twin victims and survivors of medical experimentation at Auschwitz. We honor and celebrate the lives of the Mengele Twins by telling their stories to educate the world and prevent similar atrocities. Our institution is not only a witness to history but also an active voice outside the museum walls. By working to prevent genocide on a global level and transform prejudice on a local level, we aim to create a world free from hatred and genocide.



2016-17 Youth Board Applications Now Available


Are you a Vigo County student interested in learning more about the Holocaust?


Would you like to be part of a nonprofit organization that works on a global level to prevent genocide and mass atrocities, and on a local level to prevent prejudice and hatred?


Application forms for CANDLES' 2016-17 Youth Board can be downloaded here.


Deadline: August 31, 2016



Eva Chats!


The Nitty Gritty of Forgiveness


Mickey Chats!


Walter Sommers: Life in Nazi Germany


To view all Eva Chats, click here.






CANDLES: Shining a light on the Holocaust and Eva Kor. Illuminating the world with hope, healing, respect, and responsibility.