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Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

Mount of Remembrance | Mount Herzl, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
+972 2-644-3400
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The World Holocaust Remembrance Center is a 45-acre campus comprised of indoor museums, outdoor monuments, gardens and sculptures. Entrance to Yad Vashem is free. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is for ages 10 and up.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mount of Remembrance | Mount Herzl, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
+972 2-644-3400
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Reviewed yesterday

What can you say about this place that hasn't been said already? Simply a must-see when in Israel. Honestly, my tour only spent a couple of hours here and I wish we had a couple of days. It's simply overwhelming the stories, the amount of...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Take time out of your busy touring to visit the Holocaust museum. The pictures, videos and displays are so....Well they tug at your heart and make one reflect on how cruel we can be to each other;I'm sure this brings tears to God. A touching...More

Thank aquafitforlife
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited several years ago and I'm glad I went back. All new exhibits. I recommend taking a tour guide to navigate the large campus.

Thank chicagoandrew2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having visited the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. I looked forward to visiting Yad Vashem. The personal stories highlighted here are heartbreaking. You truly get a sense how WWII and the Holocaust affected lives of so many people. When in Jerusalem this museum must...More

Thank kekenkel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The holocaust museum in Washington DC is terrific but yad vashem is from the victims perspective. The exhibits are extensive and the videos authentic. Spend a couple of hours here.

Thank kiblercpa
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit when in Jerusalem. A powerful reminder of the cruelty of human beings towards each other. A seriously in depth, detailed account of the plight of the jews at the has of the nazis. It documents the rise of Hitler and traces the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Difficult to fathom how humanity can sink to such a low depth but vital to acknowledge that it did and the importance of fighting to make certain it doesn't reoccur.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very important memorial to the men, women and children who were slaughtered during the holocaust. This place broke my heart, especially the memorial to the children. It is a must see... a reminder of the great price paid by the innocent when...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a powerful place. Some of it is hard to see and take in. Ít Would be good to know the site is large with multiple buildings and exhibits. The day we went, it was packed and you could not read some of the...More

Thank tanderson2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to Yad Veshem is generally regarded as a must, as least for first-time visitors to Jerusalem. This is because it is seen as giving the reason for the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. This museum is not about genocide in...More

Thank Michael K
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Where can I find the days and hours open in English?
20 June 2017|
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Response from 986chaimh | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Sunday to Wednesday: ‬09:00-17:00 Thursday: 9:00-20:00 Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00 Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays
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I am in the YMCA hotel, how ca I reach the Museum?
31 March 2017|
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Response from susanweis | Property representative |
The easiest and least expensive way is to take the light rail until the last stop at Har Herzl. From there it is either a short walk of about 5-7 minutes or alternatively there is a free shuttle to get to the entrance from... More
Is it safe for a Palestinian to visit the memorial, because it's deeper into Israel. Is there anything I should know before going. Thanks
9 August 2015|
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Response from Magister_Sart | Reviewed this property |
300% safe as long as you behave respectfully and abide with the place's rules. All Israel is like this, actually. It doesn't matter where you come from, what is your skin's color, religion or whatever else. Respect others... More