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Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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  • Admission to the Israel Museum
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  • Included audio guide lets you choose your own route through the museum
  • Onsite parking makes the Israel Museum a convenient stop
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Skip long lines at the Israel Museum with pre-booked admission that includes parking and an audio guide. Pre-booking your Israel Museum tickets saves time upon arrival so you can get straight to exploring the Israel Museum’s fascinating exhibits, from the Dead Sea Scrolls to Jewish artifacts and works by modern artists.
What to Expect
Visit: Israel Museum, 11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500 Israel

The objects on display at the Israel Museum cover a wide range of topics, eras, and fields. Our audio guides afford you the flexibility to choose the exhibition you want to explore and enjoy the artifacts and displays at your own pace. Our audio guides will take you along a number of routes, according to your choice: a highlights tour featuring archeological finds and artworks from the Museum’s collections; an in-depth tour of the Dead Sea Scrolls; tours of exhibitions, and much more. The guides are in English as well as other languages, and are included in the entrance fee.
The Museum is home to:
• The Shrine of the Book, housing the 2,000 year-old Dead Sea Scrolls, which include the oldest biblical texts in the world. The complex also includes the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period, allowing visitors to see how Jerusalem looked at the height of its glory, when Rabbinic Judaism took shape and Christianity was born.
• The Archaeology Wing, whose galleries display the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. Through unique artifacts, visitors can explore the story of the ancient Land of Israel: the birthplace of monotheism and home to peoples of different cultures and faiths.
• The Wing for Jewish Art and Life, presenting the religious and secular culture of Jewish communities worldwide, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
• The Fine Arts Wing, reflecting the wide-ranging nature of the Museum’s art collections, encompassing works of art from across the ages and around the globe, as well as representing the latest developments in international and Israeli art.
• The Billy Rose Art Garden, designed as a unique blend of Zen principles, Mediterranean setting, and Western art, and considered one of the world’s great sculpture gardens. Including works by Pablo Picasso, James Turrell, Moshe Kadishman, and Henry Moore, as well as Robert Indiana’s well-known sculpture Ahava (“love”).
• The Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education, featuring special exhibitions and a wide range of programs for children and the whole family.
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing place to visit. Only opened till 2pm on a Friday because of Shabbat. Be sure to view the shrine of the book and the dead sea scrolls.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DarrenAscione
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Israel Museum is one of the most impressive national museums I’ve ever been to. The exhibits are fascinating, and the museum itself is beautiful after the recent renovation work. In addition to the Shrine of the Book and Jerusalem model, I particularly enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend at least 2 hours here. The main museum has an archaeology section that features artifacts from all over the territories controlled by Israel, arranged both chronologically and functionally. Very little on Muslim history and culture. Exhibits related to ancient Israel such as the Naval...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Brannon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Peter and Pan exhibit today. The concept of showing how JM Barrie's book Peter Pan was based on the Greek God Pan, was brilliant. The exhibit was beautifully rendered and lots of fun for Adults and kids. The audio guide is packed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank susan r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my most favorite museums in the word full with lots of history, together with art. Will be back again.

Date of experience: July 2019
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June 29, 2019|
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Response from patshea2016 | Reviewed this property |
I was with a group of forty-nine of us visiting for the first time from a United States. Did not notice hours that the museum was open.
sonia b
May 3, 2019|
Response from Gwen S | Reviewed this property |
the ticket to the museum was included in our tour price.. sorry I cant help..
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