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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...more
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the only reason this review is not a "5" is because I was looking forward to dining in one of the restaurants/cafes, and I did not see on the museum website that they are closed on Saturdays- the museum is open, but only a tiny...More
What more can I say? The model of the city, the Dead Sea scrolls, the modern art, all on a hilltop setting amidst trees. Nice cafe. Half a day minimum.
Lots of children looking happy - so must be stuff for them too.
The museum is awesome. The Old Jerusalem model is amazing. The gardens are beautiful, full of many sculptures (Henry Moore 💕💕💕) to enjoy and the view is perfect.
There you’ll see the awesome Shrine of The Book. Place of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Also wonderful.
While I really enjoy museums and history, I was a bit disappointed. Thought I'd enjoy it more given the TA ratings and reviews, but it fell flat for me. Not sure why two galleries would be used for non-Israeli displays when I'm sure there is...More
The museum has a splendid collection of archaeology of the region, with fine captions, wonderful French impressionist collection. Of course, the Shrine of the book with the Dead Sea Scrolls is not to be misses. Wish I had more time there.
Probably a “user” issue, but it took a bit to get our bearings. The staff is primarily there to watch over the collection, so questions are best answered at the desk right inside the entrance to the gallery.
There is the main building, with several...More
Israel Museum is Israel's foremost cultural institution. It has the world’s most comprehensive collections of the archaeology of the Holy Land, and Jewish Art and Life, as well as significant and extensive holdings in the Fine Arts, It's quite massive and beautiful. The restaurant is...More