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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.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
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Transportation and Parking

Yad Vashem is situated on the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem.

Entrance to the site is via the Holland Junction, situated on Herzl Boulevard opposite the entrance to Mount Herzl and the descent to Ein Kerem.



The following bus lines reach the Mount Herzl bus stop:
10, 16, 20, 23, 24, 26, 26a, 27, 27a, 28, 28a, 29, 33, 25, 39, 150

The tourist Bus #99 stops at Yad Vashem. For information about Bus #99 and its schedule visit www.city-tour.co.il

For more information on bus services, please visit the Egged website: www.egged.co.il

Light Rail Train - Exit at the Mount Herzl station (final stop).

For more information on the Light Rail Train, please visit www.citypass.co.il


Free Shuttle Service

A free shuttle continuously runs between Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem during the opening hours of Yad Vashem. The shuttle makes six stops along its route on the Yad Vashem campus.
Download a timetable for the shuttle service.



Underground parking is available for private visitors, at a daily rate of 28 shekels. The parking facility is located at the entrance to Yad Vashem, adjacent to the main traffic circle.

The parking lot for buses of organized groups is situated after the entrance gate to Yad Vashem, to the right of the access road. Bus drivers are requested to disembark their passengers at the traffic circle, and then park in the assigned parking lot.


Disabled Parking

Eight spaces are reserved in the underground parking lot for cars with a valid disabled badge. Exit from the parking lot is possible via a direct elevator to the Entrance Plaza and Visitors' Center.


Directions by car

From Tel Aviv, Route 1: When you arrive at the entrance to the city, turn right to the Herzl Route, and follow the signs to Hadassah Ein Kerem, Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem.

From Tel Aviv, Road 443 and Begin Route: Exit at “Givat Mordechai”. Turn right and continue until Herzl Route. Turn left and follow the signs to Yad Vashem.


Hotels and visits in Jerusalem

Additional information on planning tours in Jerusalem and overnight stays in the capital may be found at the Jerusalem Municipality website.