Hundreds of young Jewish men incarcerated in the Vilna ghetto established the United Partisans Organization (FPO). During the liquidation of the ghetto, members of the FPO escaped to the forests, fought against the Germans, and joined the Red Army in liberating Vilna.
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.