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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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Learning about Auschwitz-Birkenau

  1. Yad Vashem Archives O.3-10335.
  2. Yad Vashem Archives 0.3-8181.
  3. Yigal Shachar, Oh Madre (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2002), pp. 86-87 [Hebrew].
  4. Yehudit Kleiman and Nina Springer-Aharoni (eds.), The Anguish of Liberation, Testimonies from 1954 (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 1995), p. 19. For more sources related to the liberation of Auschwitz, we also suggest that you read the works of Primo Levi (1919-1987), an Italian-Jewish Holocaust survivor and author.
  5. Ibid, p. 45.