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Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

| Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Entrance to the site is via the Holland Junction, situated on Herzl Boulevard, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
+972 2-644-3400
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1.5-Hour Audio Tour of Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center
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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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| Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Entrance to the site is via the Holland Junction, situated on Herzl Boulevard, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
+972 2-644-3400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent an hour here could have spent five The memories of the atrocity are really brought out of how innocent people were killed and suffered without reason Great depiction

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum was a tough but well worth experience. I only had 2.5 hours and it was not enough. I would come back and do the rest. It’s. Great activity to do on a cold day

Thank Paisagringa
Reviewed 3 days ago

I come every year to Yad Vashem - with each visit I feel the same sense of shame and despair at the stories of the victims and the sobering lesson in history. The curators have created a lasting legacy to the memories of the victims...More

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My title is the meaning of the phrase "Yad Vashem".To honour those innocent Jews who were the victims of the much dreaded Holocaust and also to those who had helped in saving many(the righteous of nations). Photography is not allowed inside n rightly so.Like most...More

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 5 days ago

We toured this Museum during our tour of Israel this month. It is quite moving. A lot of stories and depictions of the suffering of the Jews during the War. It was an atrocity.We have toured the Holocaust museum in Washington as well. While quite...More

Thank JUDY C C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great museum great exhibition. What a horrible things man can do to the other human being. Un understandable

1  Thank Leo P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m not sure if it’s this crowded every day, groups and groups and groups passing in front of you. You can not read or see anything because groups with tour guides are always passing by in front of you. I’m sure if I could enjoy...More

Thank Nilma C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One does not visit a holocaust museum without knowing your heart will be pulled and broken, and your heart will ache as you go through this place. The most heart wrenching for me was outside the museum in the children's remembrance place; a million and...More

Thank Travelmom723
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times. This is a must visit. Very solemn place commemorating those who perished in the Holocaust. There is no fee. Headphones are extra. I usually don't purchase the headphones. I prefer to go at my own pace. I particularly find...More

Thank weezlikestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been t Auschwitz in Poland so I was prepared what to expect. But they did a great job in this museum. Most of the rooms have videos of survivors telling their stories. Very depressing to see what these people have went through. especially...More

Thank bilasi
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Frederick O
January 15, 2018|
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Response from coloradogal1235 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other two answers - you need only the audio self-tour. That way you can spend as much or as little time as you want. The exhibit is comprehensive so you will probably need at least a couple of hours to do... More
June 20, 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
Alicia G
March 31, 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