WWII remembrance museum in France

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Located in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, southwest of Lyon, France, is a memorial and museum to the citizens of the small town who risked their lives to save more than 3,000 Jews from the Holocaust during World War II.

Exhibits at the Lieu de Mémoire (23 Route du Mazet, 43400 Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France; phone +33 4 71 56 56 65, www.memoireduchambon.com/en) include audio and video testimonies of those who helped hide Jewish refugees from the Vichy Republic, which had been tasked by Nazi Germany with sending Jewish citizens to concentrations camps. Temporary exhibits are also held.

The museum (closed Dec. 1-Feb. 28/29) is open 2-6 p.m., Wed.-Sun., March 1-May 30 & Oct. 1-Nov. 30 and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-6 p.m., Tues.-Sun., June 1-Sept. 30. Entry, 5 (near $6) adult or 3 senior or child. A guided tour, in English, for a group costs 30.

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Located in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, southwest of Lyon, France, is a memorial and museum to the citizens of the small town who risked their lives to save more than 3,000 Jews from the Holocaust during World War II.

Exhibits at the Lieu de Mémoire (23 Route du Mazet, 43400 Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France; phone +33 4 71 56 56 65, www.memoireduchambon.com/en) include audio and video testimonies of those who helped hide Jewish refugees from the Vichy Republic, which had been tasked by Nazi Germany with sending Jewish citizens to concentrations camps. Temporary exhibits are also held.

The museum (closed Dec. 1-Feb. 28/29) is open 2-6 p.m., Wed.-Sun., March 1-May 30 & Oct. 1-Nov. 30 and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-6 p.m., Tues.-Sun., June 1-Sept. 30. Entry, 5 (near $6) adult or 3 senior or child. A guided tour, in English, for a group costs 30.