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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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Group Photograph during a wedding in the Bochnia Ghetto, Poland, June 1942

June 1942, Jewish policemen and members of the Judenrat at a wedding in the Bochnia ghetto, Poland.

Two months later, on 24 August, the first Aktion in the Bochnia ghetto began.  Most of the ghetto inmates were deported to the Belzec extermination camp. On 1 October 1943, Bochnia was declared to be “Judenrein”, empty of Jews.