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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The main attraction in the Israel Museum is the exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the sensationel find from 1948 with the old manuscripts of the Old Testament and the Essean liturgy book. If you are at all interested in archeology and history it is...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum was a total surprise. I really didn't expect much as no one had mentioned this museum to me in the weeks leading up to my trip, but wow. I live in Manhattan, NY, so I am used to great museums, but this was...More

Thank marabel100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Firstly this was open on Shabbat in Jerusalem which is an excellent day to visit, as the city is quite dead. This museum is very large with many unexpected treasures within, from ancient artefacts to postmodern and modern exhibits, some interactive. Prices were very reasonable...More

Thank celine v
Reviewed 3 days ago

My teenager and I visited the Israel Museum in the afternoon. The information desk assistant mapped out a great plan to see significant exhibits within our 4-hour time frame. We were in awe of the Dead Sea Scroll exhibit. We also enjoyed seeing the miniature...More

Thank ejn
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must see museum. Lots of interesting exhibits including a separate building for the dead sea scrolls. Also had an exhibit on nano technology and a rmodel of the Second Temple. One of the few museums that are opened on Shabbat.

Thank millie4t
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Israel Museum is great museum. This visit we only stopped at the model of Jerusalem and the Shrine of the Book. The visit was very different for us as we visited with our 13 year old granddaughter. She was incredibly captivated by the ancient...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great experience! Great historical place to visit! Educational and helpful to better understanding the many religions.

Thank Tsbj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Once you.re inside the museum campus, you can spend the whole day visiting all the museum buildings. So much to see!

Thank Camelia N
Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't have so much time to spend at the Israel Museum, but we were all glad we went. Our young son really liked the children's museum, where there were lots of hands-on activities, and we enjoyed the dead-sea scrolls exhibit, which was not only...More

Thank WalkingTheStreets
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the Israel Museum. There are so many elements of it. The Shrine of the Book and the Model of the Second Temple are great. What we enjoyed most were the transplanted synagogues from all over the world. It's a must see.

Thank RabbiY
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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 Aaron S | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you do need a museum ticket. I don't see how you get through the turnstile without one. You can visit the gift shop without a ticket. Oh, and make sure to check your backpack in.
Ely L
26 June 2017|
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Response from DANIELE S | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets when you arrive.