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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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Polish Prime Minister at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Prime Minister to present medal to Yad Vashem Chairman

09 April 2008

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, April 10, 2008. The Prime Minister will present Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev with the gold Medal for Merit to Culture (“Gloria Artis”) in recognition of his contribution to the preservation of memory of the Holocaust. The medal, awarded in three classes, gold, silver and bronze, has been conferred since 1991 to both Polish and foreign nationals who are active in the field of Polish culture and arts.

Following are media arrangement for the visit:

09:20: Tour of Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED to Cameras

10:00: Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum: PHOTO-OP: POOL

10:20: Wreath-laying ceremony at Hall of Remembrance - OPEN

10:30: Children’s Memorial - CLOSED to Cameras

10:35: Signing of the Guest Book & presentation of medal to Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, Korczak Square - OPEN


Foreign Press Stills: EPA

Israeli Press Stills: Yediot Achronot