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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

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 yesterday via mobile

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

Thank Tsbj
Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Modern, antique, archeological, it's all there. If you are interested in the past, present or future, you'll find something to grab your interest. Don't miss the sculpture garden, Dead Sea Scrolls, Jerusalem model.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 2 days ago

By far the best art museum in Israel. Has state of the art current exhibitions (Ai WeiWei on show now) and Israeli art, modern and past. A wonderful location and youth department that no adult should miss its exhibitions.

Thank Shahar K
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you try to see everything at this museum you'll need more than half of a day. For me, there are two must see locations here: the model of Jerusalem as it was during the first century AD before the Romans destroyed the Temple and...More

Thank kekenkel
Reviewed 3 days ago

The reconstructed synagogues are fascinating, but there is much more to see. A whole day is not enough!

Thank RobAd
Reviewed 4 days ago

Must sees - book of the shrine, and the old city model. There was also an excellent temporary exhibition by the chinese artist AI Wei Wei. We ran through in 2 hours but there is much more to see. The restaurant at the museum is...More

Thank lmb32
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Abe c | Reviewed this property |
No, to my knowledge you can buy it there. However, if you are religious you probably can buy it in advance. Please note that the museum is opened on Wednesdays, only in the afternoon
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.