Holocaust Museum Wants Visitors To Stop Catching Pokémon There — Especially One Particularly Offensive Pokémon…
Professor Oak is not going to be pleased about this.
If you consider yourself up-to-date on current trends, then you've probably noticed that most people Millennial-aged and younger have been completely consumed by Pokémon Go over the past week.
However, if you're confused by the '90s Nintendo game's resurgence in popularity, then you're not alone — the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. is currently looking to get the three PokéStops located on its premises removed from the app altogether!
The historical site has reported an upturn in visitors since the release of Pokémon Go last Wednesday, but many patrons feel as though the childlike nature of the game is distasteful when compared to the heavy subject material of the building.
Unfortunately for tech-savvy historians, according to museum Communications Director Andrew Hollinger, the VR/real world crossover "falls very much outside" their normal allowance for social media usage, saying: