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Address: 11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
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+972 2-670-8811
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden,...

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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history comes alive

well this Israel Museum placed at Jerusalem next to the parliament - the knesset.. and few min' by walk to the hebrew university .. there are presentations from all around all... read more

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Jerusalem, Israel
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a large museum with rich permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. It is also home for the Qumran (Dead Sea) scrolls-second-oldest known surviving manuscripts written in Hebrew. I liked the Jewish culture section- it's impressing. Children will enjoy the youth section.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

well this Israel Museum placed at Jerusalem next to the parliament - the knesset.. and few min' by walk to the hebrew university .. there are presentations from all around all cultures. last time we saw egyption presentation and the past has come alive with all the items and videos... very recommended

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walk around and view copy of the Dead Sea Scrolls and feel the history of over 2000 years ago. Magnificent!

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Deltona
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was recommended to me by friend back home. Now I must recommend to everyone. This is a must see in Jerusalem. 54 shekels to enter and to get the audio tour you have to leave some form of IID. Of course you get it back when you return the device and headphones.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there walking, it's near Sacher Park and the Parliament, but there are some buses that go there. I got a discount voucher at my hostel. The whole campus is very big and the entrance gives you access to very different kinds of arts: modern, ancient, medieval... and most interesting, the Shrine of the Book, where the dead sea... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The home of the Dead Sea scrolls The archeological history of Israel Art, sculpture so much. Went twice and could have gone again

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we wanted to see model of 2nd Temle and Dead Sea Scrolls ....this is must as Western Wall or any othe holy place

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A somber place to visit and remember what happened so many years ago. Hopefully never to happen again.

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Salem, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Israel Museum is a must see exhibit if coming to Jerusalem! To see the Dead Sea Scrolls in their original form and ink is amazing! The many exhibits of artifacts and documents from centuries past leaves one truly astounded at the findings from the archeological digs and the preservation of such findings is indeed amazing. Be sure to view... More 

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Calimesa, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Part of the Israel Musuem this is an extraordinary exhibit. You can actually view the original Dead Sea Scrolls and be certain to visit the rest of this world class museum containing artifacts, art and sculptures.

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