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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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Senator John McCain at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

17 March 2008

United States Senator John McCain will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, March 18, 2008. He will be guided by Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev.

Following are media arrangements for his visit:

17:00: Arrival

17:05: Tour of the Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED to Cameras

Photo-Op in the Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum: POOL

Wreath-laying ceremony: Hall of Remembrance: OPEN

Children’s Memorial: CLOSED to Cameras

Signing of the Guest Book, exit from the Children’s Memorial: POOL for TV and Stills; Open Print


Foreign Press TV: APTN + NBC

Foreign Press Stills: AFP|

Israel Stills: Maariv

Media who wish to cover the Senator’s visit should arrive at Yad Vashem by 17:00.