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Address: 11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
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+972 2-670-8811
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden,...

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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Amazing art comes with amazing architecture

On of the most special museums in Israel, that offers a lot of magnificent art, contemporary and vintage. For families, friends and couples

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On of the most special museums in Israel, that offers a lot of magnificent art, contemporary and vintage. For families, friends and couples

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit this place on Day 10 of our Holy Land tour. Viewing the Shrine of the Book and the Second Temple Model was a great experience.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the unique opportunity to visit the part of the museum that houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, guided by the director! Touring with a guide is a must, to understand the history of the scrolls and the significance behind the building's design - very very interesting!

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Mission Viejo, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum exhibits are spread over a large area in separate buildings. I spent several hours wandering but could have used more time. The Dead Sea Scrolls are a must see. There is a large model of the Old City at the time of the Second Temple situated outside. Quite interesting.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On our first trip to Israel, I visited this museum twice! My husband didn't feel well, so the first time I went solo. I attended as many guided yours (included with admission) as possible and one was better than the next. I'm not a big museum type, but I stayed until closing! Don't miss the tour that goes outside and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The organization of the exhibits was well done. We enjoyed the four synagogues from exotic locales. The children's exhibit was whimsical and fun. The staff was exceptionally helpful.

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Macon, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On tour and only got to see the Dead SeaScrolls and the miniature of Jerusalem as well as the gift shop. This is an amazing new and modern museum. The displays are excellent and the staff most helpful. The Dead Sea Scroll exhibit is amazing!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a large museum with rich permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. It is also home for the Qumran (Dead Sea) scrolls-second-oldest known surviving manuscripts written in Hebrew. I liked the Jewish culture section- it's impressing. Children will enjoy the youth section.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

well this Israel Museum placed at Jerusalem next to the parliament - the knesset.. and few min' by walk to the hebrew university .. there are presentations from all around all cultures. last time we saw egyption presentation and the past has come alive with all the items and videos... very recommended

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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walk around and view copy of the Dead Sea Scrolls and feel the history of over 2000 years ago. Magnificent!

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