Plan a Visit to the Museum

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  • The library is open for browsing and library materials can be borrowed by VHEC members and BC teachers. For assistance locating library materials, please book an appointment with the librarian (
  • Classroom book sets and discovery kits are available for borrowing by BC teachers and educators.
  • Reference service is available by contacting: Researchers are encouraged to visit the collections catalogue online. 

The VHEC is located on the lower level of the Jewish Community Centre and is accessible by a staircase and an elevator.

To ensure the safety of vulnerable visitors, volunteers, and staff, the VHEC recommends that all visitors wear masks. Masks will be provided for those interested in wearing them.

Visitor Code of Conduct

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre is committed to providing an environment and services that respect the dignity, self-worth and human rights of every individual and are free from any form of violence, discrimination or harassment. The VHEC will not tolerate any acts of violence, discrimination or harassment perpetrated against or by any employee, contractor, volunteer or member of the public using the VHEC’s services and space.  

The VHEC is located near the corner of  Oak Street & West 41st Avenue, along the #41 and #43 bus routes. The Centre is a 10–15 minute walk from the Canada Line’s Oakridge–41st Avenue Station. Transit schedules & routes available on Translink’s website. Pay parking is available. The building is wheelchair accessible.

50 – 950 W 41st Ave
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2N7 Canada
(Lower level of JCC)

Regular Hours

Monday – Thursday

9 am – 5 pm


9 am – 3 pm

Saturday and Sunday


Holidays & Closures


Family Day

Good Friday



Victoria Day


Canada Day

B.C. Day

Labour Day

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Erev Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana

Erev Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Thanksgiving Day

Remembrance Day

Christmas Day

Dates Closed

Monday, February 19

Friday, March 29

Tuesday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 24

Monday, April 29 & Tuesday, April 30

Monday, May 20

Wednesday, June 12 & Thursday, June 13

Monday, July 1

Monday, August 5

Monday, September 2

Monday, September 30

Wednesday, October 2 – close at 4pm

Thursday, October 3

Friday, October 4

Friday, October 11 – close at 3pm

Saturday, October 12

Monday, October 14

Monday, November 11

Wednesday, December 25

Are there any age restrictions?

The museum is open to everyone but we suggest age 12 and above.

Is there an admission fee?

Admission is by donation (suggested amount is $5) and free for VHEC members.

Is there anything else we should know?

Please note:

  • Photography is permitted without the use of a flash
  • No food and beverages in the exhibition space
  • Only service animals are permitted
  • For a quiet atmosphere, do not use cell phones