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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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Presents that Irma and Hugo Schwartz sent from the Gurs Detainment Camp in France to Switzerland in August 1942, on the occasion of Heinz's Bar Mitzvah

Raffia glasses case that Irma Schwartz made in the Gurs detainment camp, and sent to her son Heinz in Switzerland on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah

Gloves that Irma Schwartz made in Gurs detainment camp, and sent to her son Heinz in Switzerland on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah

Margarete, Heinz and Manfred Schwartz, Switzerland, 1941

Last photo of Hugo and Irma Schwarz, taken in the Gurs camp and sent to Heinz on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah

Paper that was used to wrap the parcel containing the Bar Mitzvah gifts

Last letter that Heinz Schwartz received from his father Hugo Schwartz

Last letter that Heinz Schwartz received from his mother Irma Schwartz