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Visitors' Information

Opening hours over the Passover period will be as follows:

14 April 2014, Passover Eve:  09:00-14:00 (entrance to the Holocaust History Museum until 13:00 only).  The Library and Archives will be closed.

15 April 2014:  Closed

16 April 2014, Hol Hamoed: 09:00-17:00 (entrance to the Holocaust History Museum until 16:00 only).  The Library and Archives will be open 08:30-12:30.

17 April 2014, Hol Hamoed: 09:00-20:00 (entrance to the Holocaust History Museum until 19:00 only). The Library and Archives will be open 08:30-12:30.

18 April 2014, Hol Hamoed:  09:14:00 (entrance to the Holocaust History Museum until 13:00 only).  The Library and Archives will be closed.

20 April 2014, Hol Hamoed:  09:14:00 (entrance to the Holocaust History Museum until 13:00 only).  The Library and Archives will be closed.

21 April 2014:  Closed

From 22 April 2014:  Yad Vashem will return to its regular opening hours.

General Information

Hours

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬09:00-17:00
Thursday:  9:00-20:00*
Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00
Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Archives and Library Services

Sunday-Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
(Books and documents can be ordered until 15:00)

  • Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum and all other sites is free
  • Groups of 5 or more people are required to schedule their visit in advance. Reservation Center
  • All guiding in the Holocaust History Museum must be conducted with earphones, which can be hired in the Visitor's Center.
  • Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10. Babies in strollers or carriers will not be permitted to enter.
  • Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted until one hour before closing.

Please Note

The Memorial Cave is open to the public however building works are currently taking place in the southern section of the Memorial Cave.
The new section of the Memorial Cave is expected to open in January 2014.

Address

Yad Vashem
The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
Har Hazikaron
P.O.B. 3477
Jerusalem 9103401 Israel

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