From Sunday, 22.10.2023, Yad Vashem will be open in accordance with Home Front Command guidelines.
Sun-Thurs: 9:00-16:00, Fri: 9:00-13:00
(Subject to the security situation and Home Front Command guideline updates)
Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, is situated on a 45-acre campus comprising museums, exhibitions, monuments, sculptures, and memorial sites. Yad Vashem is Ranked by Tripadvisor as one of the Top 25 Museums in the World, and ranked #2 of Things to do in Jerusalem.
You are invited to experience the Holocaust History Museum, discover the Museum of Holocaust Art, view personal diaries and artifacts, be inspired by survivor testimonies and personal stories, hear the stories of the Righteous Among the Nations, and discover the unique memorial sites and monuments throughout the campus.
Entrance to Yad Vashem is free. Advance registration is required via our online reservation system.
Reserving your Visit
Yad Vashem is open to the general public, free of charge. All visits to Yad Vashem must be reserved in advance. Guided tours of the Holocaust History Museum and the grounds are available for reservation by individuals, families, groups, organizations and companies, and tourists from Israel and abroad. The tours are offered in a variety of languages, and must be ordered in advance. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted from ages 10 and up.
To reserve your visit >>>
Fridays and holiday eves: 08:30-14:00
Saturday and Jewish holidays – Closed
Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is until one hour before closing. We recommend allowing 1.5-2 hours for your visit.
An Audio Guide is available for visitors to the Holocaust History Museum in a variety of languages. The headsets can be hired in advance or on arrival.
Arrival, Parking and Accessibility
Yad Vashem is situated on the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem. The site can be reached by public and private transportation. Underground parking is available for private cars, and there is a designated parking area for buses. For accessibility information >>>
Map of Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem grounds comprise museums, research and education centers, exhibitions, monuments and memorials, including the Children's Memorial, the Hall of Remembrance, the Avenue of the Righteous Among the Nations, the Hall of Names, the Synagogue and the Valley of the Communities.
Book and Resource Center
Visitors are invited to peruse the bookstore, which includes a wide range of books and publications, as well as Judaica and mementoes.
Cafeteria at Yad Vashem
Our cafeteria offers both meat and dairy options.
View photographs of the monuments, sculptures and memorial sites on the grounds of Yad Vashem, ranked by TripAdvisor as one of the world's leading museums, and first on the list of Must-Sees in Jerusalem.