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L. A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art

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Amazing gem of a museum!

I went to the museum to see the Hamsa exhibit. It was absolutely amazing. I toured the entire... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Debby S
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Friendly and interesting museum

Lately the museum went through a process of innovation, bringing to the public highlights of modern... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
via mobile
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This museum features nine galleries that focus on the beliefs and art of the Islamic civilization.
2 Ha-Palmakh, Jerusalem 9254202, Israel
+972 2-566-1291
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to the museum to see the Hamsa exhibit. It was absolutely amazing. I toured the entire museum. The exhibits are gorgeous. I loved the room with all the clocks from different eras. Really the entire museum is worth the time to visit &...More

Thank Debby S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Lately the museum went through a process of innovation, bringing to the public highlights of modern artists linked with Islamic arts. Presently there is an exhibition of Hamsa showcasing the various influences on the same theme. Few months ago , there was an exhibition of...More

Thank francoise5
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem is just in the right size, for a 2 hour visit is more than enough to see all the Exhibitions in the museum. It's a shame that the instructor wasn't sufficiently professional. The Permanent Exhibitions are very interesting,...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I learned a lot about Islam itself here, besides Islamic art. If you are interested in Islam and religious cultures in general, it is absolutely worthwhile to visit this museum.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

The Museum is spread over three floors and presents the history of Islam and its art over the centuries. Not over large, but well set out. An unexpected feature is the world class clock and watch collection of an earlier period. The time pieces are...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

The museum of Islamic art is a great place to learn first of all about Islam. Untainted by political commentary, the museum tells the story of the religion itself, accompanied by exquisite pieces of art that capture the importance of various aspects of the religion....More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Many wonderful examples of Islamic Art from the region. The exhibit comprises three floors, and spans various ethnicities and cultures.

Thank Cary F
Reviewed 16 January 2018

The watch and clock collection is fascinating, not only because of the interesting and professional presentation, but also because of the 'James Bond' story behind them...being stolen for 25 years and rediscovered only in 2008! Don't miss the movie telling the story and don't forget...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The museum has two different exhibitions The clocks and islam Both of them are interesting There are all kind off clocks made about 200 years ago with all kinds of wonderful inventions The islamic part has a lot of staff from the beginning of islam...More

Thank Shlomo F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I have been living three houses down the street from the Islamic Museum for over 20 years. This weekend was the first time I visited it. It is a small museum, and if one is not interested in Islamic art it holds no attraction. Which...More

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27 September 2018|
Response from ISMAUR | Reviewed this property |
Best to simply take a taxi!