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Ilana Goor Museum

4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6803623, Israel
+972 3-683-7676
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Amazing museum in heart of Old Yaffo; ancient building and environment support feeling historical... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alexander B
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Dont miss it

I think it is a must for art lovers and also if not, i have been several times and evry time seen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 6803623, Israel
+972 3-683-7676

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing museum in heart of Old Yaffo; ancient building and environment support feeling historical continuety. Archeological artifacts related to various historical periods are presented. Also as sculptures and installations of Ilana Goor.

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think it is a must for art lovers and also if not, i have been several times and evry time seen other things, the steucture is amaizing too, go up to the roof and enjoy the sea view and jafa port

Thank 984yaffas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whrn yoh come to israel do not miss a visit to this amazing museum of the life andzart of israel’s forrmost multi talented artist Ilana Goor. It is not easy to discribe in this short review all the wealth of art and objects that you...More

Thank jaytourel
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Unlike the large art museums in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, this gem, housed in a large renovated part of the Jaffa old city, is doable in an hour or so. With art and sculptures by Ms. Goor and things she has collected including an attractive...More

Thank lakemary1204
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The woman that collected and sculptured all the items in this museum had very unique ideas. Walking through the museum you would wonder why she loved and collected these items.

Thank bilasi
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

This renowned museum/gallery and home to the iconic Israel artist Ilana Goor is visual landscape of a whole range of perspectives. Her artistic expressions symbolically echo her points of view on a variety of subject matters yet maintain a trademark truly her own. The museum...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

The Ilana Goor museum is fascinating. First, it doubles as Ms. Goor's personal residence, and houses her personal art collection as well as having many of her own pieces on display and for sale. If you want to peek inside the personal space and head...More

Thank AWCToronto
Reviewed November 17, 2017

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

Thank edgarcohen
Reviewed November 17, 2017

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 November 13, 2017

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
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