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Visiting Info
Opening 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.

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Visits of U.S. Presidents to Yad Vashem

President Richard Nixon during a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, June 1974

President Jimmy Carter during a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, March 1979

President Bill Clinton during a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, October 1994

From left to right: President George W. Bush accompanied by Israeli President Shimon Peres, Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate in the Holocaust History Museum, January 2008

President Barack Obama listens to an explanation in the Hall of Names by Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Mr. Avner Shalev, March 2013

LTR: Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama, Mr. Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate and President Shimon Peres