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Admission Ticket and Audio-Guide: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Israel Museum, 11 Derekh Ruppin, Jerusalem 9543500 Israel

    The objects on display at the Israel Museum cover a wide range of topics, eras, and fields. Our audio guides afford you the flexibility to choose the exhibition you want to explore and enjoy the artifacts and displays at your own pace. Our audio guides will take you along a number of routes, according to your choice: a highlights tour featuring archeological finds and artworks from the Museum’s collections; an in-depth tour of the Dead Sea Scrolls; tours of exhibitions, and much more. The guides are in English as well as other languages, and are included in the entrance fee.
    The Museum is home to:
    • The Shrine of the Book, housing the 2,000 year-old Dead Sea Scrolls, which include the oldest biblical texts in the world. The complex also includes the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period, allowing visitors to see how Jerusalem looked at the height of its glory, when Rabbinic Judaism took shape and Christianity was born.
    • The Archaeology Wing, whose galleries display the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. Through unique artifacts, visitors can explore the story of the ancient Land of Israel: the birthplace of monotheism and home to peoples of different cultures and faiths.
    • The Wing for Jewish Art and Life, presenting the religious and secular culture of Jewish communities worldwide, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
    • The Fine Arts Wing, reflecting the wide-ranging nature of the Museum’s art collections, encompassing works of art from across the ages and around the globe, as well as representing the latest developments in international and Israeli art.
    • The Billy Rose Art Garden, designed as a unique blend of Zen principles, Mediterranean setting, and Western art, and considered one of the world’s great sculpture gardens. Including works by Pablo Picasso, James Turrell, Moshe Kadishman, and Henry Moore, as well as Robert Indiana’s well-known sculpture Ahava (“love”).
    • The Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education, featuring special exhibitions and a wide range of programs for children and the whole family.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Love going to this museum a lot! A LOT to see. I love seeing ancient discoveries, mosaics, which are just amazing in this museum!

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Anna D
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Between every section that displayed a few items there's lots and lots and lots of walking. It seems the government granted them a huge area with an abundance of money to spread out as much as possible. Had this humongous building been condensed to about...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank MalJ50
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    During a group tour, I had the opportunity to visit Israel Museum in Jerusalem. One wing of the museum is called Shrine of the book. There one can find the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and also other Biblical manuscripts....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Ramal C
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Two months after astronaut Ilan Ramon's untimely death when his spaceship exploded, his diary was found in a remote area of Texas. Very badly damaged, it was eventually restored and portions are on view at the museum. The exhibit is extremely interesting. I'm not going...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ninapo
    Reviewed July 19, 2019

    Amazing place to visit. Only opened till 2pm on a Friday because of Shabbat. Be sure to view the shrine of the book and the dead sea scrolls.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank DarrenAscione
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    June 29, 2019|
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    Response from patshea2016 | Reviewed this property |
    I was with a group of forty-nine of us visiting for the first time from a United States. Did not notice hours that the museum was open.
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    May 3, 2019|
    Response from Gwen S | Reviewed this property |
    the ticket to the museum was included in our tour price.. sorry I cant help..
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