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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 yesterday

This is one of the worlds great museums. A fabulous collection of art and antiquities covering a vast range of periods and style. Allow at least 4 hours to see some of this fabulous collection

Thank JNWSuisse
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is very well designed and informative about the history of Israel ... it also houses a vast array of art - from Constable to Picasso ... Monet to Van Gogh. The highlight is to see the Dead Sea scrolls and learn the history...More

Thank CharlieAnne1966
Reviewed 2 days ago

Personally, I didn't think the audioguide was worth it. I managed to navigate the museum fine without it - and I downloaded an accompanying podcast for free before my visit anyway. The two highlights of this museum are easily the Dead Sea Scrolls and the...More

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Isreal Museum is a pretty big museum. Mostly famous from the dead sea scrolls, the building where they are housed is both impressive inside and out.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to quite a few art museums in my time and can be quite picky. This one is worth going to. The way the exhibits are put together is fantastic and I wished I could have spent more time there.

Thank bwhemelio
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As I write this you should go right now (February 2018).there are two of the finest and most interesting special art exhibits I have seen anywhere in years. Really worth it just for the Japanese artist, which was simply incredible. Of course the antiquities and...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth at least half day of your precious time in Jerusalem. The museum is well organized and easy to visit. We enjoyed the Dead Sea Scrolls area as well as the Ai Weiwei exhibit. Oh, they could use a bigger restaurant!

Thank Foncho11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Must see after the old city. Must leave one full day to see all the sections. Apart from the shrine of the book and the miniature of the second temple, the archeology part is considerably rich.

Thank Gül A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a day off from my tour and spent a glorious 6 hours here- aren’t I lucky! My choices: Bible Lands, Shrine of the Book, and the archeology section. So I got to see a skull and a female idol from 250,000 years ago,...More

Thank Edwina J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get the tour of the model of Jerusalem so the city can make sense to you. Our guide was spectacular with his History lessons. The model is well worth the tour.

Thank Jay C
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29 November 2017|
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Response from Jay D | Reviewed this property |
I think they might have a guide your self head phone system that you can rent.
Jennifer C
29 October 2017|
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Response from Israel_Museum | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, the time can change between a visitor to another. a lot of visitors prefer to check in advance what they want to see and spend 1-1.5 hours (don't miss the Dead Sea Scrolls). of course there are visitors who... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from lagid | Reviewed this property |
indeed no need to buy upfront. enjoy !
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