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Burnt House

2 Tif'eret Israel | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 9752268, Israel
+972 2-626-5906
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just ducked in here not really knowing what it was, the movie was too long but the story is... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2017
Jerusalem, Israel

Second time viewing this. Would do a third time. Great for kids but a bit gory with a Roman killing... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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The "Burnt House" is a magnificent structure that was discovered during excavations following the Six Day War. Watch an audio-visual presentation depicting the priestly Katros family during the end of the Second Temple period, as mentioned in the Talmud. Understand the significance of the Jewish revolt, and the values of the family living in this period.
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2 Tif'eret Israel | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 9752268, Israel
+972 2-626-5906

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Reviewed March 4, 2017

just ducked in here not really knowing what it was, the movie was too long but the story is interesting and the artifacts are too. Good if you're interested in archaeology and history and such.

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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Second time viewing this. Would do a third time. Great for kids but a bit gory with a Roman killing people

1  Thank ariella754
Reviewed February 28, 2017

High priest house that was burned during the Roman rampage of AD 70. 4 rooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a mikveh. Some artifacts on display.

Thank xfooey
Reviewed February 15, 2017

It was good information on a particular period of time - the days of the Great Revolt. The historic High Priest house or rather its remains are now 6 meters beneath Jewish Quarter. The structure preserved the signs of damage during the fire.The museum is...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a 20 minute event at most, 15 shek per person. I was not that impressed with the set up. You walk into the house where the Kohanim lived in the second holy temple. However, there are little artifacts, not many historic plaques to...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

A small museum showing the burnt remains of a prest family's home. It is believed that it was destroyed by the Romans at the time of the sacking of the second temple. Although there is not a great deal to see there is a very...More

Thank riabinraider
Reviewed August 9, 2016

In the middle of the Jewish Quarter,about six meters under the street,a whole house of the Katros family found in excavayions 1970.Opened to the public 1991 THE HOUSE WAS BURNED YEAR 70/The area that was near the Temple was rich area of Temple Cohanim

Thank airport2015
Reviewed April 26, 2016

around july and auguste in the year 70 ac the roman siege of jerusalem end by the destruction of jerusalem...this house has been found after the excavations made after the six days war since everything was already destroyed....and this discover shows the testimony of the...More

Thank michelsF6256ZD
Reviewed March 1, 2016

The Burnt House is a wonderful, educational experience and well worth a visit. The audio-visual presentation is quite remarkable and really explains the site. Don't miss this terrific museum.

Thank Jim649
Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was somewhat surprised to find out that there isn't an awful lot more than a movie to explain what happened at the time of the destruction of the burnt house. The film was informative but it definitely isn't the best place I visited on...More

Thank BluebelleLondon
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