Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem

4.5
#13 of 63 in Museums in Jerusalem
The Shrine of the Book (Hebrew: היכל הספר‎, Heikhal HaSefer) is a wing of the Israel Museum in the Givat Ram neighborhood of Jerusalem that houses the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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  • We had never realized there were other sections of this museum to see artifacts. After you stroll through and view the scrolls, you must continue on to the other parts of the Israel Museum.  more »
  • This is a one of a kind place to experience. I visited twice, five years apart. If you are a bible believer or someone interested in history don't miss this site. The Knesset is very close as a...  more »
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  • Historically significant and informative exhibit, however we were disappointed by how few pages of the actual scrolls were on display. We were expecting reams but only saw a few pages. So just manage your expectations. The rest of the museum is very impressive so altogether it's worth a visit.
  • It houses some incredible testimonials from Jewish history and origin. The scrolls found in this shrine cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The presentation is very impressive, and although it hasn't changed in a while you can always find new and exciting ways to look at it. Unfortunately it isn't really wheelchair accessible.
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