Volunteer Museum Educator-guided tours and self-guided tours may be scheduled during regular museum hours.
Tours are available for each of The Breman's signature exhibitions, Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years and Creating Community: The Jews of Atlanta from 1845 to the Present, as well as for the current special exhibition. See Tour Topics.
Group visits must be scheduled at least a month in advance. Tour requests will be filled in the order in which they are received, and every effort will be made to accommodate your request. No tour is confirmed unless you receive a written confirmation.
Reservation requests may be made on-line; by mail; by printing out and mailing the tour request form (1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta 30309); by e-mail; or by phone at
The Breman Museum Shop
Fees & Payment
Student group rates are $4 per student and $6 per adult for tours booked a month in advance. Teachers and bus drivers are free of charge, as well as one adult chaperone per ten students. Additional adults are $6 each.
To guarantee your reservation, a nonrefundable scheduling fee of $36 per tour is due at least four weeks before your tour date. This payment may be made online through our secure website, by credit card or by check.
Upon entering the museum, payment in full for the tour is due. Payments may be made by cash, check, or charge card (VISA, MC, AMEX are accepted). Groups are responsible for collecting fees and making one payment for the entire group.
If you have questions, please call (404) 870-1632 and speak with Judi.
Judi Ayal, Director of Visitor Services
Length of Tours: Please note tour lengths specified in the tour descriptions.
Group Size: Please note the maximum number of students for each tour stated in the tour description. It is possible to book tours on multiple days to accomodate more students. Please feel free to call Judi at (404) 870-1632 with any questions about your group.
Parking: There is free parking in the museum's on-site lot for up to 30 cars. Bus drop-off and street parking are also available. Directions to The Breman.
Breman Volunteer Museum Educator leading a tour.
Preparing for Your Visit
A five-lesson unit to prepare students for their visit and to help them understand their experience afterward is made available to teachers after a tour is reserved. Lesson plans are correlated to Georgia State Standards.
Lesson 1: Establishing Historical Context
Students will be provided with historical background on the Holocaust, and will learn about major events, people and places.
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Lesson 2: Viewing and Discussing Daniel’s Story
Students will view the film, Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story (13 min.), and discuss images and statements that made an impression on them in the context of what they are learning about the Holocaust.
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Lesson 3: Preparing to Visit The Breman
Students will learn how to analyze photographs and artifacts, and review what to expect and how to conduct themselves during the museum visit.
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Lesson 4: Visiting The Breman
Students will take a guided tour of The Breman’s exhibition, Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years, 1933 – 1945, and hear a Holocaust speaker tell his or her own story.
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Lesson 5: Post-Visit Discussion
Students will review what they have learned about the Holocaust from their visit to The Breman, and will read and sign their Holocaust Portraits.
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Bar Mitzvah case in Creating Community