The Maison d’Izieu is a resource and research centre.
It documents and conducts research on the history of the Izieu home and retraces the lives of the children and adults who stayed there. More broadly, it studies the history of all Jewish children who, with the active complicity of France’s Vichy government, were targeted by Nazi barbarity.
It informs and educates all public categories, especially the young, in relation to crimes against humanity, and the circumstances leading to them.
It initiates thinking on remembrance and its issues, and it also links history, memory and transmission of historical awareness.
It fosters links of cooperation and exchange with comparable establishments, in France and abroad.