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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-18:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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.

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Jewish badges from Lithuania

Distinctive Jewish badges (yellow stars) that the Jews of Lithuania were forced to wear on their clothing by order of the German authorities.

Jewish badge that belonged to Polina Toker, from Siauliai, Lithuania.

Jewish badge that belonged to Elias Sesolis who was imprisoned in the Kovno ghetto.

Elias Sesolis from France went together with his wife and child to visit his parents, thus suffering the fate of the local Jews. He was imprisoned in the Kovno ghetto, sent to labor camps, and survived.

Yechezkel Fleischer, a Jew in Siauliai, Lithuania, wearing the yellow star on his clothes, 1941.

Emanuel and Avraham Rosenthal from Lithuania wearing the yellow star on their clothes.