Sitting on the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem is a profound living memorial to the Holocaust and its six million Jewish victims.

The 45-acre campus includes the History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, International School of Holocaust Studies, Archives, and International Institute for Holocaust Research along with the many exhibits and monuments that make every visit to Yad Vashem a powerful experience.

Admission to all sites on Yad Vashem Campus is free of charge.
Admission is not recommended for children under the age of 10.

Groups of 6 or more should coordinate their visit to Yad Vashem in advance by clicking here.@yadvashem.org.il.

Yad Vashem offers an Audio Guide for the Holocaust History Museum in 7 languages:

  • Hebrew
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Russian

We strongly recommend using these guides when exploring the museum. They are available for an individual for 25 ILS per headset at the front desk in the Visitors’ Center. Groups can rent the Audio Guide at the reduced rate of 21 ILS per headset.

Yad Vashem offers private guided tours of the Holocaust History Museum and the entire Yad Vashem Campus for a flat rate of 400 ILS. These tours are customizable in terms of length and content. To find out more information, contact group.visit

HOURS OF OPERATION
Sunday to Wednesday:
9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday:
9:00am-8:00pm*
Fridays and holiday eves:
9:00am-2:00pm
Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish holidays
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion, and Synagogue are open until 8:00pm. All other sites close at 5:00pm.