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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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Opening Ceremony

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaking at the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaking at the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres speaking at the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day
President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres speaking at the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

Actor Shmuel Shilo speaking on behalf of the survivors during the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day
Actor Shmuel Shilo speaking on behalf of the survivors during the official state ceremony marking Holocaust Martrys' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Mr. Joseph (Tommy) Lapid lights the torch during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day
Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Mr. Joseph (Tommy) Lapid lights the torch during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

Soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony
Soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony

Michael Maor one of the designated torchlighters, lights a torch during the ceremony
Michael Maor one of the designated torchlighters, lights a torch during the ceremony