Yad Vashem

Visit Yad Vashem Memorial Museum in Jerusalem

Yad Vashem , is Israel's memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. It is dedicated to preserving the memory of the victims who perished; honoring Jews who fought the Nazi oppressors and those who selflessly aided Jews in need; and researching the phenomenon of genocide, with the ultimate goal of avoiding these tragic events in the future.

General Information

Region: Jerusalem
Opened: 1953
Phone: +972 2-644-3400
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday (First day of Passover) 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Hours might differ
Saturday (First day of Passover) Closed
Visitors: Over 1 million per year
Website: yadvashem.org

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Jerusalem Tour


Escorted Tel Aviv / Jerusalem Jerusalem / Tel Aviv Excursion Tour

Classic Israel Tour


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Grand Holy Land Tour


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The Ultimate Jewish Heritage Tour


Escorted Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Jewish Tour

Do you know: Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. yadvashem.org.