Memorial de la Shoah de Drancy

Drancy Shoah Memorial

Facing the Cité de La Muette, the Drancy Shoah Memorial, north of Paris, is a place of memory and education which presents the history of the Drancy internment camp.

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Initially intended as a low-income housing complex, the city of La Muette became an internment, assembly and retaliation camp during the Second World War. A main place of deportation, it is from Drancy that a very large part of the French Jews was sent to the Nazi concentration camps.

Today, the Memorial and the Memorial Wagon pay tribute to the 6 million Jews murdered during the conflict. Complementary to the Memorial of the Shoah of Paris, the Drancy Memorial is a place of transmission and education that works to preserve the Holocaust remembrance. The permanent exhibition retraces the history, functioning of the camp and the daily life of the 63,000 Jews from France who passed through the camp, using video testimonies, historical documents and period photographs. The Memorial also schedules temporary exhibitions.

Relive the history of the Second World War in Paris Region.

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110-112 avenue Jean-Jaurès
93700 Drancy

    Days and opening hours

    Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed Friday and Saturday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st, July 14th and December 25th.


    • Free


    Spoken languages

    • French
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    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building totally accessible

    110-112 avenue Jean-Jaurès
    93700 Drancy

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