Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem

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Poignant and well curated, Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center mourns millions of genocide victims and lends visitors insight into the experiences of European Jews before, during, and after World War II. The museum complex includes the main history wing ending in a dizzying hall of commemoration, a memorial to children who perished in the Holocaust, and a gallery of Holocaust-related art. Walk the trails of the museum grounds to find additional memorials to the "righteous gentiles," non-Jews who risked their lives to save their Jewish neighbors. A visit to Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jerusalem tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is an extremely informative and useful museum but I believe it should be totally free, especially given the nature of the exhibit. They charge for audioguides (NIS 25) and cheap maps (cheaply pri...  more »
  • Really well done exhibits and displays of man's worst era. Sadly reminds us that some things have not changed. Inspired by the bravery of many - did not really know the extent of the young Jewish resi...  more »
  • Coming from a Jewish background, I had to go see the holocaust museum in Jerusalem. The building was spectacular and the memorial walls and information displayed about the history was designed very we...  more »