After the outbreak of war eight-year-old Berta was sent by her parents from the town of Krosno, Poland to a nearby village where she was hidden with a Christian family. In advance of Berta's departure, her mother packed a small suitcase with warm woolen gloves, a doll, books, paints and drawing paper.
Sunday to Thursday: 09:00-17:00
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00
Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.
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.