Yad Vashem founded in 1953, open to the public in 1957 is the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Yad Vashem commemorates the Righteous Among the Nations.
Yad Vashem is a complex with an area of over 18 hectares. It houses various museums, archives, research and education centers, monuments and memorials. Among others: Holocaust History Museum with a new Hall of Names and a Museum of Holocaust Art.