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Ilana Goor Museum

4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-683-7676
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A fascinating collection of contemporary arts!

First of all the building itself and the story behind it is very interesting. Then you enter and... read more

Reviewed today
Haber88
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Budapest, Hungary
Beautiful building and unusual collection

I wanted to visit the museum because the building looked beautiful in the photos. I was not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HamptonPDX123
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Portland, Oregon
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-683-7676

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Reviewed today

First of all the building itself and the story behind it is very interesting. Then you enter and wherever you look you see something unusual, special on it's own way and beautiful piece of art. Don't miss just to sit for a bit on the...More

Thank Haber88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit the museum because the building looked beautiful in the photos. I was not disappointed. We had a short visit, maybe 15 or 20 min. We wandered around and looked at all the different pieces. On the rooftop you get a lovely...More

Thank HamptonPDX123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed seeing Goor's collected artwork throughout the museum that doubles as her home. The rooftop sculptures and views are especially remarkable.

Thank Evan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really worthwhile experience-interesting and very eclectic, fabulous view of the old city Java, put it on your list - Do NOT miss it. Llana,s story and art is amazing.

Thank SkiMD123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum - studio - apartment - store is a gem worth visiting in Old Jaffa. It belongs to the Israeli artist Ilana Goor, who has filled this space with different collections of furniture, books, photos, art and objects. This eclectic collection is fun to...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ilana Goor Museum is actualy the artists home in a centurial bulding located in the heart of the artists quarter in Jaffa. The beautiful stone bulding was completely remodeled with great care to preserve the original architectural features . One of the wings became Ilanas...More

Thank Moshe S
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Ilana Goor's museum is also the artist's home and as such you can feel her touch in every corner. The rich collection, the fantastic detailing, the contrast of the blue sea views and the steel artwork and the middle eastern architecture come together into a...More

1  Thank Iris K
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Must see in old Jaffa if you like art. Takes no more than an hour to tour the facility. There are lots of stairs, but one elevator. Very eclectic pieces.

Thank Urbanman01776
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Fascinating collection of art and objets d'art in an old Port building. Beautiful views of the old Port and the sea from the roof top. Worth the price of admission.

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house. Unique art collections. Ilana lives here and in New York. Kitchen artifacts collection. Great rooftop view of Jaffa and the sea.

Thank Asaf D
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