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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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The Artifacts Collection

About the Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection

About the Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection

The Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection includes more than 27,000 items that were donated over the years by Holocaust survivors or their families, as well as artifacts received from various organizations in Israel and abroad. More...

New in the Artifacts Collection

New in the Artifacts Collection

New in the Artifacts Collection – Stories related to artifacts that were recently donated to the Artifacts Collection. Artifacts donated to Yad Vashem, together with the personal stories behind them, play a significant role in commemorating the experiences of Jews in the Holocaust and preserving Holocaust memory for future generations. More...

From our Collection

High Holiday symbols adorning the window of a synagogue in Assen, Holland

High Holiday symbols adorning the window of a synagogue in Assen, Holland

These colorful stained-glass windows, decorated with traditional symbols of the Jewish New Year, reflect the unusual talent of Abraham van Oosten, the Jewish architect who designed them. Read the story »

Bicycle Trips Before the Holocaust

Bicycle Trips Before the Holocaust

Diary and mementos from bicycle trips and tournaments that Moshe Cukierman participated in. Read the story »

Hinda Cohen 1942 - 1944

Hinda Cohen 1942 - 1944

The baby shoe of Hinda Cohen, with the date of her deportation to the death camps carved into the sole by her father... Read the story »

More artifacts...

Artifacts on Display in the Museum Complex

Artifacts in the Holocaust History Museum

Artifacts in the Holocaust History Museum

The Holocaust History Museum tells the story of the Holocaust from a distinctive Jewish point of view using authentic artifacts, documents, testimonies, film footage, diaries, letters and artworks, emphasizing the personal stories of the victims of the Holocaust. The many and varied artifacts displayed along the path of the Museum demonstrate and highlight the personal stories of Jews who lived under Nazi occupation in Europe and North Africa during the Holocaust. More...

Artifacts in the Synagogue

Artifacts in the Synagogue

“This Synagogue serves as a memorial to the destroyed synagogues of European Jewry. It will be a testimonial to the faith, to the rich spiritual world of European Jewry and to the extraordinary will of the Jewish people to survive, to remember and to rebuild.” (Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad Vashem at the dedication of the Synagogue, June 2005) More...