We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Masada Museum

Israel
+972 3-516-6699
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$110.00*
and up
Masada and Dead Sea Tour from Herzliya
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cable car” (13 reviews)
“audio guide” (6 reviews)
“king herod” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
LOCATION
Israel
CONTACT
Website
+972 3-516-6699

Similar Things to Do in Dead Sea Region

Write a Review
Reviews (196)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss it. It is one of the most amazing places to visit in Israel. During the summer it can get VERY HOST. Temperatures might get to 45 degrees Celsius in the Dead Sea region.

Thank Beny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a site that has to be seen if you go to Israel. The history and beauty of Masada is a site. The view from the top is amazing. My only recommendation is bring water when you go to the top.

Thank telvin1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before your hike up the mountain or before your cablecar ride, take an hour to visit the museum to learn the history and get a preview of the site. It is well-done.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We only visited because we purchased audio guides at the top of the Masada site which included free museum access (20 nis for both). There are some artifacts that they found on top but the best artifacts are at the Israel museum. We spent 20...More

Thank christy1030
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Masada is on the top of a mountain and was once a palace and then a last stand for a group of Jews from the Romans. The tour starts in a museum with a video that explains what happened here. Then you can either walk...More

Thank jsMT1994
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I suspect most people skip this museum because they are either tired after touring Masada it self or they are anxious to get to the top. That's a shame as this is a very well put together museum. The Automated Audio Tour is very good....More

Thank DCody
Reviewed 3 June 2017

From my perspective, you go to Masada to take the cable car, ride to the top and consider the engineering and architectural wonder that it was / is. Before that, you can watch a short film with clips of Peter O'Toole in the 1981 TV...More

Thank PMJC
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A small percentage of the people visiting Masada seem to visit this museum, which is a pity as it is a little gem. Armed with an audio device you explore all the periods of Masada, from Herod through to the recent uncovering of it's secrets....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We ended up going through this museum after hiking up Masada at dawn. It was a very nice automated audio tour. It is a series of rooms with statues and backgrounds to go along with the displays. It kept my girls (ages 8&10) interested, and...More

Thank missmadison
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Masada is a must-see when visiting Israel's Dead Sea region. The cable takes visitors to the mountain top known for the Jewish rebels who defied the Roman Empire's military superiority for three years, under the command of General Flavius Silva. Masada is symbolic of Israel's...More

Thank Maria L
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Aroma Cafe
495 reviews
12.37 km away
Kaparuchka
174 reviews
14.71 km away
Kathy's Porch
7 reviews
41.01 km away
Diner24
32 reviews
43.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Route 90
107 reviews
.86 km away
Masada Fortress
110 reviews
.93 km away
Masada National Park
2,497 reviews
.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Masada Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit