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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.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
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Jewish badge from the Netherlands

Distinctive Jewish badge (yellow star) that the Jews of the Netherlands were forced to wear on their clothing by order of the German authorities.

Jewish badge that belonged to Sofia (Langer) Asscher from Groningen, The Netherlands.

Sofi (Sofia) Langer née Asscher was born in Groningen, the Netherlands in 1925. Members of the Dutch underground provided Sofi with false documents and found her several hiding places throughout the Netherlands. Sofi survived and immigrated to Eretz Israel (Mandatory Palestine) in 1946, where she was reunited with her mother, who had arrived in 1943 as part of an exchange of German Templars with a group of Jewish Bergen-Belsen inmates. The members of the Dutch resistance who saved Sofi were later recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations.

Jews in the Netherlands wearing the yellow star on their clothes (the Dassi family)