The Swedish government has allocated $1.1 million to an organization tasked with opening the country’s first Holocaust museum.
The Culture Ministry said last week that the government gave the sum of money to the Living History Forum, a Stockholm-based government agency that provides educational materials on the Holocaust, human rights and tolerance.
The money will be used to collect documents and interview Holocaust survivors to make up the museum’s exhibits.
In 2018, Sweden announced plans to build a Holocaust museum and center dedicated to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.
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