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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.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
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from Efim Simkin's Memories about the War

"When I first saw Stalingrad, it was already burning. Out of that city of fire and ashes, women, old people, and children were issuing en masse: they wore or carried their meager possessions, which they had managed to rescue from the fire. We, the combatants, headed toward them – to defend the blazing city from the enemy …

I went through the entire Battle of Stalingrad, fighting for every building, every stone. I lost an arm during the days that were hardest for us around Stalingrad, at Kotluban Station…"Iefim Simikin, Catalogue of the exhibition of the cycle of paintings entitled "Sign Posts of Memory," Moscow, 1980.