The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem

4.7
#2 of 256 in Museums in Israel
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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  • We ended up spending an entire day here because there is so much to see! We took three guided tours of different areas of the museum which were very imformative and free with admission. Really...  more »
  • Visiting the Israel Museum was such a treat. Although it did not have the time to see it all, this museum is a must for the two reasons I initially went to see it. First it has a highly detailed...  more »
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  • 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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