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Wohl Museum of Archaeology

Rehov HaArazim 1, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3448
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Well worth a visit!

This is a lovely little museum, basically it shows people constructions of houses were people lived... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KarinJeck
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London
Excavation of six Upper City residences from the Second Temple period.

The Wohl Museum (Herodian Quarter) is an impressive archaeological site in the Jewish Quarter... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
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A tour of the "upper city" of Jerusalem- in the depths of the earth... The luxurious neighborhood of the rich priests of Jerusalem in the Second Temple period has become an amazing museum and the country's largest indoor archaeological site. The site includes the oldest etching of the Temple menorah, ashes of the burning city from the year 70, ritual baths, spectacular mosaic floors, murals, holy and household vessels, and more. You can take an audio guide in these languages: Hebrew, English, French, and Russian- for an additional 5 NIS per person.
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  • Average17%
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Rehov HaArazim 1, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-628-3448

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little museum, basically it shows people constructions of houses were people lived back in the Roman years. The museum has been built over these Roman constructions. You can see lovely mosaics. The staff at the entrance were very helpful with information...More

Thank KarinJeck
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Wohl Museum (Herodian Quarter) is an impressive archaeological site in the Jewish Quarter, offering a glimpse at the remains of an Upper City neighbourhood which was destroyed by the Romans at the end of the Jewish Rebellion in 70 AD. These large scale ruins...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We discovered it while walking through the Jewish quarter . If it wasn't for TripAdvisor we wouldn't have noticed it... It turned out a well spent hour. Me and my daughter used the recorded guide as well. The exhibits , the stories and of course...More

Thank Orit L
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Visited there this Friday The place is 'ruined' down One can not see the ruins and articles properly, as many electrical bulbs are missing it needs an urgent 'face lift' as nothing was done by the establishment to bring it to par since it was...More

Thank shmuel b
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The Wohl Museum or Archeology is absolutely wonderful! The excavations are really amazing and so wonderfully maintained and displayed. The only "negative" was the very loudly spoken group tour guide who we had to ask to speak a little more quietly so that we could...More

1  Thank Jim649
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This was really interesting to see a palace in the time of King Herod, and some amazing preserved mosiac tile floors. I thought the museum was well-done. Worth a visit if you've got 3 plus days in the old city but I wouldn't put it...More

Thank sfoFam
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I was a little disappointed with this small museum. It was relatively interesting but if you are going you wont need to plan spending an awful lot of time there. I also wasn't aware of an audio guide and so definitely didn't get the best...More

Thank BluebelleLondon
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is the place to understand the life in Jerusalem in the time of the temple and the evening of the destruction. I would recommend to visit there before going to the excavation areas at it can provide you with the correct vision of the...More

1  Thank zasafety
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Go back in time under the modern city and see the ruins from 2.000 years ago. Great site to visit. Get the headphones as it helps you understand what you are looking at. I would recommend one for each person as the tour groups can...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We had the great opportunity to attend a wedding at the Wohl museum What a great venue and moving ceremony among the ancient stones and exhibits.

Thank Elliott N
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