The first wave of deportations from the Lodz ghetto lasted from January to May 1942, during which time some 55,000 of the 200,000 Jews in the ghetto were deported to the Chelmno death camp. The deportations resumed in September. In the course of 1942, over 70,000 Jews were deported from the Lodz ghetto to their deaths in Chelmno.
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.