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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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Wreath-Laying Ceremony

From right: President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres, Prime Minister of the State of Israel Binyamin Netanyahu and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev during the wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem

President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres during the wreath-laying ceremony

Prime Minister of the State of Israel Binyamin Netanyahu during the wreath-laying ceremony

Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, Dr. Ruth Calderon, during the wreath-laying ceremony

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat during the wreath-laying ceremony

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev during the wreath-laying ceremony

Lieutenant-General Benny Gantz, Chief of the General Staff, during the wreath-laying ceremony

Representatives of survivor organizations during the wreath-laying ceremony

Participants in the ceremony