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Israel Museum

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Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
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Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
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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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11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel
+972 2-670-8811
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Start with the model of the second temple to have a better understanding of Old Jerusalem, then on to the Dead Sea Scrolls, which are not only fascinating but tell a story of modern archaeology. Follow up with a visit to the antiquities of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank skippy482013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is absolutely top notch! It is filled to the brim with more exhibits, artifacts and information than you can possibly imagine. Here, you will find everything from ancient artifacts from multiple religions and cultures, famous art by Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mom23cutiepies
Reviewed 3 days ago

I could have spent several days in this museum, just in the archeological collection alone, with amazing treasures, including the Dead Sea Scrolls. It also has an impressive fine arts collection, and several other galleries we just did not have time to explore.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 3 days ago

highly recommanded to come in the morning when its not crouded yet. dont forget yr hat.. ask questions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tsurisrael
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about this museum is top notch, from its design to its chronological presentation. From Rodin statues and iron trees in beautiful gardens outside to marble statues and gold coins/items inside, including every peoples' influence and growth in the area - this museum contains archaeological...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jane G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cannot detail everything because the scope of history of this region goes back to the beginning of recorded time. The archeological record is immense, with multiple artifacts displayed. The Dead Sea Scrolls are certainly a highlight. I only wish there had been more detail about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank woodmac
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Israel Museum at 11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500, Israel, is less than a 2 mile walk from the Jaffa Gate. It is incredible, a Very Big Museum, that requires many hours or days to comprehend. Of course the Dead Sea Scroll, the v. large...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only by visiting the museum can I appreciate the enormous contribution that the Dead Sea scrolls did for christianity. The layout of this building really prepares you for what is under the chocolate kiss roof. The adage of a picture worth a the words reall...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank timcA3572FM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible artifacts from eons ago. We saw artifacts dating back thousands of years. Amazing. Loved the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chjada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Israel Museum is a world class museum founded in 1965. It occupies a sprawling campus that encompasses, among other things, The Shrine of the Book, a model of Jerusalem of the Second Temple period and the Billy Rose Sculpture Garden. The main buildings house...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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October 14, 2018|
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Response from MessaM | Reviewed this property |
Just remember that while the museum is open on Saturday, the cafe and restaurant are closed.
October 12, 2018|
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Response from tuteylp | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a big parking lot, but sometimes it is not enough for all the visitors, but that's very rare. In ths case it is worth to wait until somebody leaves, which usually is only a few minutes.
October 12, 2018|
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Response from ShazFinlay | Reviewed this property |
Yes a very large parking lot x