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Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People

Rehov Klausner 15, Matiyahu Gate #2 | Tel Aviv University Campus, Tel Aviv 6139202, Israel
+972 3-745-7800
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Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People, tells the ongoing and extraordinary story of the Jewish people. Beit Hatfutsot connects Jewish people to their roots and strengthens their personal and collective Jewish identity. Beit Hatfutsot conveys to the world the fascinating narrative of the Jewish people and the essence of the Jewish culture, faith, purpose and deed while presenting the contribution of world Jewry to humanity.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rehov Klausner 15, Matiyahu Gate #2 | Tel Aviv University Campus, Tel Aviv 6139202, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to take a bus to get there from central Tel Aviv, but it's worth it for its all encompassing exhibits on Jewish history and communities around the world.

Thank MBSNJ
Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 6 days ago

We have not visited Beit Hatfutsot since about 25 years ago. The old part smelled old as if it was never ventilated. I am quite sure there are ways to ventilate museums without harming the exhibits. The lighting is poor and causes deep disappointment for...More

Thank Betina
Beit H, Public Relations Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Betina, Thank you for very much for the visit and your feedback. These days, Beit Hatfutsot is undergoing an extensive renewal process which started with the opening of the new wing, in May 2016, housing the new and interactive exhibitions. The new exhibitions encompass...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum was interesting in the fact that it contains a lot of memorabilia of the Jewish people. You could spend a long time here reading and looking at everything but it starts to get boring and monotonous after a while. It's on the campus...More

Thank stuartled
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very unique place .window to Jewish heritage. Great galleries, and excellent exhibitions An exciting tour in history Possible interaction on computerised data

Thank Moshe054
Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous museum. My main reason for going to the museum was to see the Bob Dylan exhibit. But I was pleasantly surprised by the other exhibits as well. I was very moved by the tribute to photojournalist, Chim, and his many profound...More

Thank Kathy S
Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathy, Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon in our museum. Kind regards, BH Museum team

Reviewed 1 week ago

The models of the synagogues were excellent, but the rest of the museum was a little disjointed. There was an entire room dedicated to Bob Dylan, which seemed out of place if it was a museum covering the all of the Jewish people. Likewise, the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I greatly enjoyed our visit to this museum. Housed in the Tel Aviv University, the museum boasted several contemporary (Bob Dylan) and historical exhibits. There were also several short films which really made the visit worthwhile, showcasing Judaic practices around the world....More

Thank CFunes
Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Tel Aviv, you should visit this museum, which is on the campus of Tel Aviv University. Some refer to it as the Diaspora Museum. It provides an extensive history of the Jewish people in Israel as well as the influence of...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Museum was disorganized with no clear message or organization. Presentations were shallow with no new info. No original items. Lighting level very low making signs hard to read. Americans pay twice rate of Israelis - a fact not indicated on their site. I felt I...More

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Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We were very amazed to read your message. Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People presents currently new exhibitions: permanent and temporary. These exhibitions represent the new era and a modern approach to the Jewish story which will be concluded with the opening...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

We arrived after a long taxi ride to find that the museum was closing early for a special event. We were disappointed, but the staff conferred and allowed us and another older couple to go through the museum alone. We four had the museum to...More

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Beit H, Manager at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you.

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I don't think reservation is needed .
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December 25, 2016|
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Admission (NIS) Adult: 45 Children (including workshops): 45 “Olim”, Soldiers: 22 Senior citizen: 22
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