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Ilana Goor Museum

4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6803623, Israel
+972 3-683-7676
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a very special place with surprise ,culture , imagination , creation in original place in Yaffo to... read more

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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If you like art this museum is a must see! The museum is actually Ilana Goor’s home, but most of it... read more

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The Ilana Goor Museum, distinct in its dual purpose as both the gallery and private home of the artist, is a uniquely hidden gem in the old city of Jaffa. Housed in a historically rooted eighteenth-century structure, the museum allows visitors to see and feel the eclectic collection of famous Israeli sculptor Ilana Goor with Old Jaffa as a background storyline and setting. Within the walls of the beautifully-renovated structure lay over 500 artworks, both by Goor herself and by guest Israeli and international artists included in the museum collection. For the first time in Israel, you have the opportunity to admire works of art from the point of view of the artist/collector rather than as exhibits in a sterile academic environment. Despite the Museum's eclectic nature, each room features creations from different places and times. Each work of art has a different background and a story all its own. The Museum's uniqueness lies in the unexpected contexts generated by each artist, both on the human and on the visual level.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6803623, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

a very special place with surprise ,culture , imagination , creation in original place in Yaffo to see absolutly

Thank edgarcohen
Reviewed yesterday

If you like art this museum is a must see! The museum is actually Ilana Goor’s home, but most of it is used as the Museum. Lots of great sculpture, metalwork, framed art, etc. Too much to list. Also one of the staff members named...More

Thank joeandE
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every inch of this museum is fascinating, including Goor's work but also her collection. Her African Art is amazing, worth a trip.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really interesting place to visit with recent history and real life story of the owner. In Jaffa which has a great ambiance.

Thank Micandren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent over two hours in this unique space. Ilana’s own work is beautifully done, but her eye for selecting work by other artists is a lesson in art appreciation. The African collection is amazing and the whimsy on the rooftop rivals the magnificent view...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make your way to visit this cool museum and gift shop. Interesting art and amazing decks that overlook the beautiful Mediterranean. Bought an amazing ring from the gift shop. Even met the artist Ilana Goor who actually lives there!

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The eclectic nature of the works of art on display in a fabulous old stone building provides an outstanding example of amazing creativity.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a charmingly restored old house, this museum is not large but is really interesting. A collection done by a famous artist, so it's very eclectic. Has an elevator, if needed. Weird, wild collection of different things - old and new. When it's on the...More

Thank Gillianne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the Ilana Goor Museum you will feast upon a collection of pieces of her art, AND her collection of the work of other artists. She has also designed art to fit the spaces in this wonderful old house. Ms. Goor's art is also amazing...More

Thank DrQuinnVA
Reviewed October 11, 2017

An ancient building ovelooking the sea, meticulously renovated and transformed into a residence of a living-in renowned artist and art-collector, who lets the visitors to admire a rich variety of her exhibits and lovely views from the terraces.An opportunity to purchase moulds of Ilana Goor's...More

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