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Israel Museum

11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
from $16.00*
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
from $16.00*
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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 museum. There are special activities for kids during Jewish holidays and school vacations.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sculpture garden” (151 reviews)
“modern art” (111 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
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+972 2-670-8811
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"the dead sea scrolls"
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"sculpture garden"
in 151 reviews
"modern art"
in 111 reviews
"scale model"
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"aleppo codex"
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"youth wing"
in 32 reviews
"temporary exhibits"
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"jewish art"
in 32 reviews
"second temple period"
in 60 reviews
"on display"
in 83 reviews
"old city"
in 219 reviews
"king herod"
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"audio guide"
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"take your time"
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"shrine"
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"artifacts"
in 234 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is for all ages. There are a lot of diferrent shows, tours and events. The book hall is amazing. The whole olace is very interesting architectually.

Thank Noga H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I rushed through the museum as I came after a long day trip to dead Sea and Masada. It is open in summer til 9pm. But the Shrine of the book and the Temple model is a must see. Bit tricky getting here by public...More

Thank jaisingh
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting Jerusalem one should not miss an opportunity to see what this museum has to offer. In the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book are on show the best preserved and most complete Dead Sea Scrolls ever discovered.

Thank bjorn b
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited the Museum in July. If you want to understand more about Israel and the Old Testament you have to visit the Museum. It gives a very detailed account on the historical events in Canaan and the Dead Sea Scrolls which were housedi in...More

Thank Beverly Hill Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the Jerusalem model mostly. The rest was just ok. It was a bit hard to find the places on the map. Getting the whispers took a long time they only had 1 person helping with a long line of people waiting

Thank Persian D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Israel Museum. We learned many interesting facts and viewed amazing finds. You could spend a couple of days here there is so much to see!

Thank Pamela C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Art, Jewish history, great garden with sculptures of well known artists, don't miss the scrolls. It is totally worth visiting. If you are going to only one museum in Jerusalem, go to this one

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most museums there is a lot to see so this means a lot of walking. We went to see the Dead Sea Scrolls which was totally worthwhile. I really enjoyed getting the background of how they were found and also the historical context and...More

Thank orleans_motr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to spent a whole day at the museum there is so much to see, there are free guided tours of different aspects available through-out the day with wonderful knowledgeable guides.

Thank Kenny1894
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teen was enthralled. Tween and Toddler went on a treasure hunt. Infant was the perfect guide with something to say about every exhibit. We all had fun.

Thank Itzhak Tzvi S
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Robby M
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Jessica F | Reviewed this property |
If they are small. If they think it is too big then there is a free bag check
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timetotravel360
November 28, 2017|
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Response from Jay D | Reviewed this property |
I think they might have a guide your self head phone system that you can rent.
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