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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

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.

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Diary written by Alexander Mayer after the liberation of Auschwitz on blank forms that he found in the camp

First page of the diary written by Alexander Mayer after the liberation of Auschwitz on blank forms that he found in the camp

Alexander Mayer (left) during his service in the French army before the war

Description of his imprisonment in the Drancy internment camp before his deportation to Auschwitz, from Alexander Mayer's diary

Page from the diary of Alexander Mayer written when he reached Katowice, Poland on his way back to France