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Maison d'Izieu, Mémorial des enfants juifs exterminés
The Maison d'Izieu, a Memorial to the Jewish children who were exterminated, opened under the aegis of an association in 199,4 in the house where Sabine and Miron Zlatin, the founders of the home, lived with around a hundred children and their teachers, to escape from antisemite persecution. Jews, they found refuge here from May 1943 till April 6, 1944, when Klaus Barbie ordered that the 44 children and 7 adults present should be arrested and deported.
There are two areas to visit: the house, dedicated to the memory of the children that lived here, and the barn, with its permanent exhibit on history, calling attention to historical, judicial and memorial themes.
With an eye for the present, the Memorial offers a number of activities designed to inform,...