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Israel Museum

11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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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 1 June 2016

My visit to this excellent museum was with a tour group and much more rushed than I would have liked. The A/C system alone is worth the visit. A copy of the entire book of Isaiah (which was found in the caves of Qumran in...More

Thank BillnShan
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Seeing the Skrolls added surety to my faith. What a wonderful find! The lines were short, the model of King Herrod's city was fascinating.

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The museum staff have put together a wonderful collection of artifacts, giving each piece its rightful due. The smart lighting and English signage help you appreciate. Don't miss the silver scrolls with the Priestly Benediction, the oldest parts of the Bible known!

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visited yesterday Museum Israel. ITs amazing and you'll need more y That one day to go over all the exhibition. we went only to see the Dead Sea Scolls and in amazing the finds. as we read and speak Hebrew we actually could read...More

Thank sararefaeli
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is a world-class museum with both permanent and temporary exhibits covering both art and history, Even for those not overly interested in museums, the scale model of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Scrolls are worth seeing. It would take days to see all the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Our tour guide, Moki Schwartz, recommended that we visit this museum, and I am so glad he did. It is AMAZING. We only had an hour, and I could kick myself b/c there was so much more to see. We went directly to the history...More

Thank buffling
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Wonderful collection running across numerous themes including life in the diaspora, modern Israeli art, archaeology - a real window into Israel and worth a good few hours of you time. The restaurant is also a lovely spot for evening dining and various events such as...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The Museum of Israel is a museum in the all fool word that Saigon a museum, you need a day to watch it all and I am sure you are going to enjoy it

Thank Eli1952
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful huge museum. Has a variety of interesting stuff to look at. Went to see the dead sea scrolls which was fantastic!!!

Thank Cassandra V
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A huge, outdoor model of the old city of Jerusalem resides here. It gives a great perspective of the city done to a 1 to 50 scale. The main attraction is a display of the actual Dead Sea Scrolls found in a cave in Qumran....More

Thank Tombiker
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what age is considered a senior?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Israeli senior citizens get a special ID at age 62 for women and 67 for men. As I can't imagine the cashier asking for your passport I would assume that theu inquire what your age is' Check their website to be sure.
Barbara B
Hours on Friday
22 October 2015|
Response from Israel_Museum | Property representative |
Hello Barbara, on Friday the museum is open from 10 am till 14:00 The museum is also open on Saturdays 10 am till 17:00