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Ilana Goor Museum

456 reviews
About Ilana Goor Museum
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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Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the many places you should visit in Tel Aviv. Do not miss the opportunity. The museum has a collection of more than 500 works of art, either created by Ilana Goor or collected by her over a period of 50 years.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank danushakawi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really interesting, showing items that I hadn't seen before. The staff were very friendly and its in an easy position to get to

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating collection of Iana Goor's own work, her father's and much contemporary Israeli art and curios. It's a rabbit warren of an old stone house on three floors with outside terraces at the very top of Jaffa Hill. One of the most amazing plaes I've...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stumbled upon this museum, and were positively surprised by the beauty and rich international art collection that Mrs. Goor has assembled and has herself produced. We love to collect as well, and have various masks and statues from Africa, but of course nothing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Monique K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ilana Goor Museum is well worth a visit. Just the renovation of the building itself is a superb accomplishment - there are photos showing the process. The place is crammed with a wide variety of art, not only Ilana Goor's own work which is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicola R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a museum of her own work and her collection. The art was interesting, but the views of the sea and harbor were the best part. Doesn’t take long to see it all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lac_11
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This museum is also the artists home and workplace. The number of artifacts is big and very fascinating in all their diversity. The collection is eclectic with focus on sculpture, wood carving and metalware. Since the house is old (and high) there are lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ugurd
Reviewed December 12, 2018

If you come to Jaffa don't miss this museum. Special works of art, interesting and stunning. The place is decorated very nice and unique. I strongly recomend. I have been there more than once.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sssssss7777777
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This unique place is compose from very different art work all done by Ilana Goor. There are numerous areas each with a different style and vibe. Highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 618asafy
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This museum, in which the artist still lives apparently, is stuffed with her own art as well as collected art. Not all of it was to my liking, some of it a little gory, but a lot of it was very creative and some pieces...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maeweepeewee
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