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Yad Vashem - The World 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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
| Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Entrance to the site is via the Holland Junction, situated on Herzl Boulevard, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
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I am just home from a week long seminar in Yad Vashem for Holocaust Memorial Studies. I cannot possibly sum up my experience in an adequate way as the expeirence was so incredible. Our group leader for the week was Yiftach and he made the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

This was definitely a must. I did not know what all I would see or experience. I'm so glad I made sure to go before I left Isreal

Thank 201olliej
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful visit, full of high quality technology, the museum is a must visit place. Future generations must remember what happened and avoid repeating the same mistakes again.

Thank Mari T
Reviewed 3 days ago

My suggestion would be go in the morning. I would agree with other people don't go towards the end of the day. You need time to recover from the experience. Don't skip the children's memorial, its a must. My daughter was here in Israel already...More

Thank ALAN B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my third time at Yad Vashem. Every time I feel more moved than the last. The tour guides at these museum are fantastic educators. The entire museum is very engaging and although very sad, it is vey necessary to visit. I took a...More

Thank Madeleine L
Reviewed 3 days ago

The collection is well curated, showing the rise of the Nazis and how they slowly but surely excluded Jews from public life before starting on the Final Solution. Some of the photos are hard to see, and some of the testimony is hard to hear,...More

Thank 123asb2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't visit here as your last place of the day. It leaves you very sad to realize how inhuman humans can be.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to see how hatred can destroy our world and try to get rid of human bigotry Yad Vashem is definately the place to go.Bring along plenty of tissues. It is truly a worthwhile experience.

Thank leah f
Reviewed 5 days ago

Teaches so much history leading up to the Holocaust. Easy to do on own and give yourself a lot of time to be there.

Thank h0tzc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not Jewish but nevertheless it is still impactful due to the sadness and benevolence of humanity. The center is modern-futuristic; just by this, is worth a visit...

Thank Teck T
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27 May 2018|
Response from brusol | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not as we were part of a tour.
16 February 2018|
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Response from familypea | Reviewed this property |
We took the train. Stop at the final stop which is Mount Herlz. You can walk 10 mins to the entrance of the museum or catch the shuttle bus. Honestly it is an easy walk lined with trees so even in the summer it was a... More
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Response from Shellee H | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed the self guided tour.