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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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