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Israel Museum

Israel Museum

Israel Museum

Israel Museum (Givat Ram, Ruppin Road, Jerusalem) – located in the Givat Ram district (near the Bible Land Museum, the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem), this institution was founded in 1965 as the country’s national museum. It houses encyclopedic collections, including works dating from prehistory to the present day, in its Archaeology, Fine Arts, and Jewish Art and Life Wings, and features the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. In just forty-five years, thanks to a legacy of gifts and generous support from its circle of patrons worldwide, the Museum has built a far-ranging collection of nearly 500,000 objects, representing the full scope of world material culture.

 

Admission: NIS 50 (adult), NIS 37 (student), NIS 25 (seniors, disabled, and children 5-17 years). Hours: 10 am – 5 pm (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday), 10 am – 2 pm (Friday), 10 am – 5 pm (Saturday), 4 pm – 9 pm (Tuesday). Note: special events, like concerts, are occasionally held here. Check the Museum’s website for info on upcoming events: https://www.english.imjnet.org.il