Plan a Visit to the Museum

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Center invites you to visit our acclaimed museum.

Here’s what you need to know.

Where is the museum located?

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

  • Near the corner of  Oak Street & West 41st Avenue
  • Along the #41 and #43 bus routes
  • 10–15 minute walk from the Canada Line, Oakridge 41st Avenue Station
  • Transit schedules & routes available on Translink’s website
  • Pay parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible

What are the hours of operation?

Monday – Thursday:

9am – 5pm


9am – 4pm






Feb 18 Family Day
Apr 19 Good Friday
Apr 26 Passover
May 8 Annual Symposium
May 20 Victoria Day
Jun 10 Shavuot
June 26 (Closed from 1pm-5pm for Summer Teacher Seminar)
Jul 1 Canada Day
Aug 5 BC Day
Sep 2 Labour Day
Sep 30 & Oct 1 Rosh Hashanah
Oct 9 Yom Kippur
Oct 14 & 15 Sukkot
Oct 21 & 22
Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah
Oct 14 Thanksgiving
Nov 11 Remembrance Day
Dec 25 – Jan 1, 2020 Winter Break

Are there any age restrictions?

The Museum is open to everyone but we suggest an age of 12+.

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
  • Please enjoy all food and beverages before entering the exhibition space
  • Only service animals are permitted in the Centre
  • Please enjoy a quiet atmosphere without the use of cell phones