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Israel Museum

11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Private Tour : Israel Museum with Art History and Culture Combined
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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 always a treat, regardless of the highlighted exhibit. We lucked out and saw the Ai Wei Wei exhibit on its final day. Very creative display and signage. Videos were helpful also. Bold exhibit for the museum given Wei Wei's very progressive...More

Thank aggada
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the best places I have ever visited. It is a great mixture of history and art. The Dead Sea Scrolls make it a must. The model of Jerusalem lets you get a good idea of the past. Great place to visit...More

Thank yellowhaus
Reviewed 2 days ago

Israel Museum is a great place to visit - one can always find new and interesting installations and art - no matter how often one visits.. for first-timers it is a real WOW... besides the museum (suitable for children and families, adults etc.. there is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum visit was on the last day of our ten day tour. I am so thankful and privilege to have gone here. It just summed up the whole tour beautifully! Loved their Here I Am theme! I was very moved and inspired! Please do...More

Thank ButterflyShine
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing site to visit! So much really meaningful content in the whole museum. Worth spending an entire day to really comprehend it all.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went twice to the Israel Museum, once to take our grandchildren to a recycling project activity and once on our own. The museum is a combination of art, history, Jewish culture and archaeology. We skipped the art section on this trip and did the...More

Thank LGAretired
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bit outside the town, especially is you are in the old city but definitely worth the effort to visit. So much great art and interesting exhibits. You will need a good few hours to cover it all.

Thank amberland7
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited with our kids (ten & six yrs old + another ten year old friend) on a saturday during the Sukkoth holiday, so kids' entrance was free. We were all (kids included) astounded by the amazing exhibition of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (a major...More

Thank Boaz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprising treasures as part of permanent display. masterpieces by artist in Louvre or Met Museum. Be sure to visit outside displays as well

Thank lulav1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has excellent archeological displays of different times such as Herodes’ era and the Isaiah biblical scrolls which makes this a unique must see place. However, it was Saturday and there was only one tiny cafeteria opened, souvenir store closed (not good for tourists);...More

Thank Nella A
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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 Ciganinha | Reviewed this property |
better check direct with the museum at their website
4 July 2017|
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Response from Shahar K | Reviewed this property |
No.that's no outside exhibition out of the gate