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Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum and all other sites is free

Opening hours over the holiday period, 2016

On Rosh Hashanah Eve, 2 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be open 09:00-14:00. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted until one hour before closing. The Reading Room, Library and Archives will be closed.

On Rosh Hashanah, 3-4 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be closed

On Yom Kippur Eve and Yom Kippur, 11-12 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be closed

On the eve of Sukkot, 16 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be open 09:00-14:00. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted until one hour before closing. The Reading Room, Library and Archives will be closed.

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On Sukkot, 17 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be closed.

On Hol Hamoed Sukkot, 18-22 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be open as usual. The Reading Room, Library and Archives will be open 08:30-14:00.

On the eve of Simhat Torah, 23 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be open 09:00-14:00. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted until one hour before closing. The Reading Room, Library and Archives will be closed.

On Simhat Torah, 24 October 2016, Yad Vashem will be closed.

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 6 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.

Address

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

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