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Tower of David Museum

Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 9114001, Israel
+972 2-626-5333
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US$ 425.00*
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Private Tour : Tower of David and Jerusalem Old City Quarters
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Located in the restored ancient Citadel, this museum traces the long and turbulent history of Jerusalem using audiovisual presentations, models, maps, holograms and videos.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“light show” (206 reviews)
“jaffa gate” (92 reviews)
“night light” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 9114001, Israel
+972 2-626-5333
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We've been to the Tower of David museum before, and it is great and a well worthwhile visit. Now they have an evening light show covering in one hour 2,000 years of the history of Jerusalem. Technically stunning (I still cannot figure out where the...More

1  Thank manisfeld
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is intelligently curated - blending the original artefacts of the citadel into the exhibition (see the Muslim prayer hall exhibit for an example) and creating works (like the bas relief) that blends original, ancient styles and motifs to fill a gap in the...More

1  Thank eghose
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This show is great. It shows the history of Jerusalem. I was there wth two 11 years old girls and they enjoyed a lot. So did I.

Thank Boaz S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This review is of great importance to me because it is here that we celebrated my daughter's Bat Mitzvah. The Tower of David is a uniquely beautiful and historic landmark. Each night, a lazer- light show presentation is accompanied by music to tell the story...More

1  Thank Viajes666
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is essentially an Ottoman fortress that has a long long history to the earliest days of Jerusalem. Proceeding through the different exhibits will enlighten one to the histories that have shaped Jerusalem. Especially worthwhile are the relief maps that are scattered around the fortress,...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The concept is pretty simple, and pretty interesting. The kids learn about medieval fighting, weapons, duels, tool making, LABYRINTH RUNNING, and with the background of the old city and the fortress of the tower of David. It's pretty cool but there is one problem: English...More

Thank Elona23
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My son loved this place! It's humbling to visit and it is unique how you walk the entire site and enter small museums scattered throughout it. You explore at your own place and it takes a good 3 hours to really see it all and...More

Thank Ches M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Tower of David Museum is located in what was a military fort. Parts of this fort date back to at least the time of King Harod and the structure was destroyed and rebuilt several times so that what we see today has elements from...More

1  Thank AMS48301
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This place give the total historical overview and is itself part of the history. Along with the Whol museum this is a must see stop in the Old City

Thank WillC599
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Contrary to the a previous reviewer...King David WAS NOT buried here. The castle/fortress provides terrific views of the old, walled city and the city beyond. Two adults and three children ages 5-11. We arrived at 10:30 in time for the Tour in English. The guide...More

Thank sbenjamen
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4 March 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The museum is on the main level and you can let the kids explore around the citadel while an adult is visiting the museum.
Arthur M
14 January 2016|
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Response from hotelguest4321 | Reviewed this property |
I really enjoyed the light show. I went to see it the night I landed and it was great. It takes you through the history of Israel and shines the lights across a huge area making it all come alive. It was much better than I... More
Anthony K
1 November 2015|
Response from gizmo46 | Property representative |
Dear Anthony, The Museum is open until 2pm on holidays including the first day and the eve of holidays. Hope to see you here, The Tower of David Museum