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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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Avner Shalev

Avner Shalev

Avner Shalev was the Chairman of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre between the years 1993-2021. He established the Museums Complex, including the Holocaust History Museum, for which he serves as Chief Curator, and founded Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies.  He also served as Chief Curator of Yad Vashem's Permanent Exhibition in the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum's Jewish Pavilion (Block 27). 

Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev retired as of February 2021. He was replaced by Dani Dayan in August 2021.