Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

4.5
#3 of 256 in Museums in Israel
Located within an ancient citadel, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem displays 4,000 years of Jerusalem's history. The museum inhabits several rooms in the ancient fortification dating back to the Hasmonean dynasty that were rebuilt and expanded over millennia. Move through the rooms successively, as they exhibit Jerusalem as it changed chronologically through different time periods and empires' reigns. Climb the tower's ramparts for views over the citadel and the Old City. At night you can attend the sound and light show that illuminates the walls in the courtyard outside. By using our Jerusalem trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and other attractions in Jerusalem.
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  • A misnomer, the prominent Tower of David is actually a former Turkish minaret constructed in 1635. A dominant icon of Jerusalem, the Tower of David is a focal point of Jerusalem, and is part of the.....  more »
  • We had walked by the entrance several times so on our last day in Jerusalem we went in and enjoyed the building and courtyard within. The displays were OK, though rather basic but did give a sense of....  more »
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  • The Tower of David gives its visitors a great sense of history during the Ottoman Empire. You can walk around the walls outside. Inside you can view a pictorial history of the era.
  • We were to the night spectacular show and it was very well organized. We were with our daughters, 10 and 5 years old, and they were hypnotized by the show. Very recommended.
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