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Israel Museum

11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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US$ 425.00*
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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 2 days ago

To visit the museum you have to dedicate at least half day, then to check in the web what are the fix and the temporary exhibitions then to come before 10 am. to take an escorted tour, so you will get the best. There are...More

Thank Josephhacohen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must not miss Museum. We spent a couple of hours here but could have spent most of the day. The model of the old city outside is interesting but reading and seeing the history of the Dead Sea Scrolls is unforgettable.

Thank xxtrasafe
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visit the Israel museum at least once a year and ALWAYS enjoy the visit. With many diverse collections, everyone in every age can find something he'll be interested in. Their guided tours are very good as well. The Jewish art and life wing is...More

Thank Rotem S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was very surprised to see the plethora of treasures the Israel museum contained, from the interior synagogues from four different countries that were flown to Israel, the robust art collection of masters and impressionists, the dead sea scrolls, mosaics from Roman times, archaeological finds to...More

Thank RenandIssey
Reviewed 6 days ago

We used to leave in Jerusalem so I visited the museum many times, and I liked each one of them. Great exhebitions, both permanent and the exchanged ones

Thank Rony s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring time - it's not actually one museum, it's a whole museum campus where you can find pretty much anything from prehistoric rock tools to modern art. It's impossible to see all in one day (without being tired out), so I recommend to inform in...More

Thank Carolin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to the Israel Museum numerous times in the past, we went to see Ai Weiwei's exhibit called Maybe, Maybe Not. One has to see this exhibit in person to appreciate what a genius he is. Allow yourself enough time to absorb each of...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Israel museum is huge so we chose what we specifically wanted to see. A 'must see' is the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Aleppo Codex are housed. Seeing such historic documents was amazing - if you are short...More

Thank jujueliz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only does the Israel Museum house a permanent exhibit of ancient artifacts and Judaica, there's a modern art wing that currently hosts an exhibit of Ai Wei Wei that's worth the price of admission, not to mention the darling cats and dogs exhibit in...More

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were limited by time visiting this site. We spent a lot of time reviewing the model of ancient Jerusalem and reading about and seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls. I wish I read Hebrew.

Thank Douglas B
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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 lagid | Reviewed this property |
i don't think so. museum is the best i ever saw and very inexpensive. much to see inside.
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25 June 2017|
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Response from DANIELE S | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets when you arrive.