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Wohl Museum of Archaeology

Rehov HaArazim 1, Jerusalem 9618101, Israel
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Top of my list for interesting museums in Old Jerusalem

The visual aspects of this museum are amazing. It has put everything into prospective for me... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Cindy_GoldenLake
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Golden Lake, Canada
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THE MUSEUM OF THE HERODIAN QUARTER

In the Jewish Quarter,m few rich houses of priests and noblemen from the Herodian pereiod all... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
airport2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
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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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Rehov HaArazim 1, Jerusalem 9618101, Israel

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The visual aspects of this museum are amazing. It has put everything into prospective for me. Admission price is reasonable and I would recommend purchasing the audio to get the max out of your visit. Easy to find

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

In the Jewish Quarter,m few rich houses of priests and noblemen from the Herodian pereiod all burned and ruined on the year 70AD NICE MOSAICSa glimpse to daily life in the time of the 2ND Temple

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Incredible mosaic floors and ruins of upper class houses that are quite large and impressive form second temple period. You can even see part of a mosaic and a wall burned from the Roman invasion. Audio guide came with admission and was helpful. I was...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

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

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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

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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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