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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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Photo Gallery

Pope John Paul II, accompanied by Prime Minister Barak and Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, arrives at Yad Vashem

Pope John Paul II during a moment of silence in the Hall of Remembrance

Six Holocaust survivors representing the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust

Pope John Paul II, flanked by (left to right) Prof. Szewach Weiss, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, in the Hall of Remembrance

Pope John Paul II, accompanied by Prime Minister Barak and Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, lights the Eternal Flame in the Hall of Remembrance

Pope John Paul II stands for a moment of silence

Pope John Paul II greets the Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

The ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance

Pope John Paul II lays a wreath during the ceremony

Pope John Paul II, studies the name of one of the death camps engraved on the floor of the Hall of Remembrance

Pope John Paul II greets Eli Zborowski , Holocaust survivor and Chairman of the American Society for Yad Vashem

Pope John Paul II and Holocaust survivor and Yad Vashem Chief Historian Prof. Israel Gutman