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Address: Givat Ram | Ruppin Rd., Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number:
+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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Great visit to this museum. The Building housing Remnants of Dead Sea scrolls and the Aleppo Codex was amazing, beautiful pi GE of architecture! Built to replicate a cave/tunnel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit to this museum. The Building housing Remnants of Dead Sea scrolls and the Aleppo Codex was amazing, beautiful pi GE of architecture! Built to replicate a cave/tunnel where silence and solemnity rule - all underscoring what an important fine this was. Sculptures outside interesting particularly the apple core! Nice to visit after spending hours walking the Old City

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adams, NE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Israel Museum was an optional excursion for my friend and I who were on a tour of Israel with a group of friends. It was an interesting museum, and an enjoyable experience. I was disappointed in the display of the Dead Sea Scrolls, as I thought we would get to see them, but in actuality, there was only a... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The antiquities collection, starting with the Neolithic period and extending into Biblical and early Christian times, is absolutely stunning, and needs at least a half day to see all of these exhibits alone. There are also amazing synagogue interiors, an impressive art collection, and special exhibits.

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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many sceptics of the bible believing faiths will appreciate the centrepiece of this museum in 'The Dead Sea Scrolls'. This is where they are on display and their significance is the fact that they give confirmation to the accuracy of the bible. Our modern day bible is taken from manuscripts from the 11th century, the accuracy of our bible is... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

History, art, archeology all at once. Amazing but leave a whole day if you are intelligent and if it is possible.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent almost 6 hours at this museum. Start with the archaeological exhibits because they really tell the history of the land. The special exhibits are very unusual. When we visited, the special exhibit was "Jesus in Israel" and many modern Israeli artists gave their take on Jesus imagery. There is a small cafe there that is not fancy but... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are frequent visitors in Israel. ( 160 visits in 32 years) The Israël Museum is always a must. High class exhibitions , nice atmosphere and even in the hottest season an agreable temperature.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Israel Museum has an exquisite art collection, Archeology and Judaism. While visiting Jerusalem --you should visit the Israel Museum. Don't miss it !

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Friday, things in Jerusalem tend to start shutting down about mid-day Friday, and I only got to see a limited amount in the main section of the building. To be honest it was all a bit chaotic and was difficult to follow in any order, no obvious way of going about things - i did not see... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth spending a whole day and more during your visit in Israel. There is too much to see to mention it all, but the shrine of the scrolls and the model of Jerusalem 2000 years ago are worth mentioning. The part I personally like is the historic one. The museum is suitable for all ages and even for people with... More 

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