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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-17:00
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.

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Photo Gallery

Pope Benedict XVI arrives at Yad Vashem accompanied by Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Mr. Avner Shalev (right)

Photo by Yossi Ben David /Yad Vashem

President of the State of Israel Mr. Shimon Peres (left) and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Mr. Avner Shalev (right) accompany Pope Benedict XVI into the Hall of Remembrance

Photo by Yossi Ben David /Yad Vashem

From left to right-Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Speaker of the Knesset Mr. Reuven Rivlin, Pope Benedict XVI, President of the State of Israel Mr. Shimon Peres, and Chairman

Photo by Yossi Ben David /Yad Vashem

Pope Benedict XVI lays a wreath during the ceremony.

Photo by Yossi Ben David /Yad Vashem

Pope Benedict XVI rekindles the Eternal Flame in the Hall of Remembrance.

Photo Isaac Harari

A moment of silence.

From left to right-Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Speaker of the Knesset Mr. Reuven Rivlin, Pope Benedict XVI, President of the State of Israel Mr. Shimon Peres and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Mr. Avner Shalev during Photo by Yossi Ben David /Yad Vashem

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau presents a gift to Pope Benedict XVI.

Photo: Isaac Harari

Pope Benedict XVI greets the six Holocaust survivors and the Righteous Among the Nations.

Photo Isaac Harari