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 emailing Shira Golden.

Yad Vashem offers an Audio Guide for the Holocaust History Museum in 10 languages:

  • Hebrew
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • Polish
  • Chinese

We strongly recommend using these guides when exploring the museum. They are available at the rate of 30 NIS per headset. Groups (6 or more) can rent the Audio Guide at the reduced rate of 26 NIS per headset.  Headsets are available for rent at the Visitors Center Audio Guide desk, next to the Information Desk.

Yad Vashem offers private guided tours of the Holocaust History Museum and the entire Yad Vashem Campus for a flat rate of 480 NIS. These tours are customizable in terms of length and content. To find out more information, please click here.

HOURS OF OPERATION
Sunday to Wednesday:
9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday:
8:30am-1pm (All sites other than the Holocaust History Museum will close at 12:00)
Fridays and holiday eves:
8:30am-2:00pm
Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish holidays
Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is permitted until one hour before closing.