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I have been to Israel since 1968 and never visited the Bible Lands Museum. I always thought it was... read more

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Elaine Y
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New York City, New York
A Museum you will want to return to many times

This was the 2nd time I was there. Each time I took a tour in English at 10:30am and after 2 hours... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sheilagsilver
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Haifa, Israel
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The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem is the only museum in the world dedicated to the history of the Ancient Near East from a biblical perspective. The core exhibition displays an extraordinary collection of ancient art and archaeology tracing the roots...more
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to Israel since 1968 and never visited the Bible Lands Museum. I always thought it was connected to the Israel Museum but it is not. You must visit this museum. They really have done it right. I learned so much from the...More

Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the 2nd time I was there. Each time I took a tour in English at 10:30am and after 2 hours the guide only went through the temporary exhibits. This is a treasure trove of Jewish antiquities. Must return there a 3rd time to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful exhibition of the biblical times. Nicely organized too. You can rent an activity box for children to explore, our kids just loved it! Highly recommended!

Thank Meytal Z
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you're looking for a great place to have a party or special occasion catered event this is the place to go. I have been here on a number of occasions, including a wedding, and this is a great venue. The food was delicious and...More

Thank chaisima31
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We have been there since it's opening in the early 1990's, and it keeps getting better and more developed. Lot's of interesting sites. Take a tour. Nice gift shop.

Thank wsarah2018
Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you love ancient artifacts and adding to your knowledge, great place to visit. Take along ID so you can borrow the audio which is very well presented.

Thank Sabine7-au
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This Museum boasts incredible archaeological artifacts, each originating in Bible Lands within and nearby Israel.

Thank frequenttravellers37
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The museum covers civilizations of the ancient near east, how they interacted with each other and the Land of Israel. A lot of information. We spent almost 4 hours there. In some ways better than the Israel Museum.

Thank Rod571
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Bible Lands Museum hosts artifacts from the Middle East dating back to around 3,500 BCE up through the early Christian Era. For those who may have gotten confused by its name, the Bible Lands Museum is not a Museum about the history of the...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went to this private museum to see a relatively new exhibit it was hosting: In the Valley of David and Goliath. This exhibit recorded and presented the archaeological discoveries on the tel of an ancient garrison town called Shaarayim (Two Gates) which I had explored...More

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‫I think it does deal only with the old testement although it it does deal with the periods AC‬
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Response from manisfeld | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not know which bus to take. I've always gone on Shabbat and walked it from close to Hapalmach. It is about a 30 minute walk on a slight uphill incline after you get tot he Valley of the Cross.
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