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Israel Museum

11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden, this complex features an impressive variety of collections from prehistoric archaeology to contemporary art.The children's wing is the most interactive section of this sprawling museum. There are special activities for kids during Jewish holidays and school vacations.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (104 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots to see and do. The restaurant next to the gift shop is great for diner. High quality food and not expensive. Lots of English docent tours of the various galleries with well trained volunteers. The Chinese Wei Wei exhibit was very interesting. All the...More

Thank isawbones
Reviewed yesterday

A world class museum with both a Jewish as well as an international flavor - great layout and audio guide available for free as well as on smartphone app!

Thank Dan L
Reviewed yesterday

Senior citizens get a huge discount reduced to $27. The scrolls might be the main attraction, but by no means are the only exhibit worth seeing. The model city, the sculptures in the gardens, the nano torah, developed by Technion, which is an entire torah...More

Thank HMR52
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to this museum with limited time. I wanted to see the Dead Sea scrolls. I was not disappointed. I saw as much as 2 hours can afford. It’s a large campus and I will definitely return on my next visit to Jerusalem.

Thank Bullbuck
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Israel museum after Yad Vashem on a Jewish holiday. So it closed at 2:00pm and we only got 1 hr. Just enough to see the Dead Sea scroll and model of Jerusalem during 2nd temple period. The dead sea scroll is fascinating. It's...More

1  Thank kundanielj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful museum. Outside is the huge model of the 1stC Jerusalem to really understand how Jerusalem developed. History and artifacts inside so well put together and informative. Fascinating history.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit as the museum is a storehouse of Art, Architecture n Judaica.The Dead Sea scrolls is about 2000 years old n contain the oldest Hebrew manuscript of the Old Testament.The Old Billy Rose Sculpture Garden is also worth seeing!!!

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went principally to see the Dead Sea Scrolls but there is so much more. It is a beautiful campus which is really well maintained and planted. It was very easy to navigate and the free audio guide was excellent. The building housing the Dead...More

1  Thank Philippa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to visit the Museum every year. There are always new exhibitions to see. the Museum emphasizes jewish history and culture but also showcases historical and artistic items from around the world. Audio Guide is free. When in Jerusalem - pop in for some...More

1  Thank amos_new
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am really not a museums frick but this one is exceptional. The archaeological exhibitions exe are amazing. there is always activity for kids

1  Thank Ahikam O
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Ciganinha | Reviewed this property |
better check direct with the museum at their website
4 July 2017|
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Response from lagid | Reviewed this property |
i don't think so. museum is the best i ever saw and very inexpensive. much to see inside.
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26 June 2017|
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Response from DANIELE S | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets when you arrive.