Visitors flock to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem to take in the enormous collection of artifacts and art housed in an institution of national significance. With wings devoted to prehistoric archaeology, Jewish art, and general fine arts, the museum caters to a variety of tastes. Some highlights include the Dead Sea Scrolls, displayed on rotation due of their fragile condition, a detailed model of Jerusalem's Second Temple, and a Venus carving believed to represent one of the oldest examples of human art. The library, restaurant, and two cafes on premises are open to the public and do not require purchase of an entrance ticket. Plan your visit to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Jerusalem journey planner.
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The Israel Museum Reviews
The exhibits are well captioned and give a lot of information without getting scholarly. The rooms are in chronological order but the signposting of numbers somewhat confusing. It might Be a bit... more »
Worth multiple visits. Sculpture garden. Dead Sea Scrolls. Model of Ancient Jerusalem. Archeology. Jewish ritual objects. Ancient coins. Modern Israeli Art. Special exhibitions. Children's wing. more »
A world class museum with a beautiful permanent collection along with innovative and thought provoking exhibitions. I leave the museum not only in awe of the artwork, but fascinated by the knowledge I gain each visit. Would definitely recommend visiting.
If it wasn't the rainy day everything would have been just perfect. A lot of to see and take in. Very friendly and helpful staff, museum is one of the greatest in world.
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