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Museum on the Seam

4 Chel Handasa Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-1278
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Rather impressive

If you have a couple of hours to spare in Jerusalem, I'd recommend this small but peculiar museum... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Herbert A
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Ness Ziona, Israel
Political/ sociocultural museum

A historical place (old frontline between Israel and Jordan) with political exhibitions. Nice view... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
Werdi L
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Malcesine, Italy
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Museum on the Seam is a socio-political contemporary art museum located in Jerusalem. The Museum in its unique way, presents art as a language with no boundaries in order to raise controversial social issues for public discussion. At the center of the changing exhibitions in the Museum stand the national, ethnic and economic seam lines in their local and universal contexts.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Chel Handasa Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

If you have a couple of hours to spare in Jerusalem, I'd recommend this small but peculiar museum. It is located in a fine building built in the 1930s, that between 1948 and 1967 served as an Israeli military outpost on the border between Israel...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

A historical place (old frontline between Israel and Jordan) with political exhibitions. Nice view from the roof. Worth a visit when you have some more days in Jerusalem. Entrance fee is 30 shekel (25 for students).

Thank Werdi L
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

Very interesting contemporary art museum, located on the seam between Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods and east Jerusalem. Easy access with the light rail right in front of the museum. Don't miss the panorama from the roof top. You might want to consider buying a combined ticket...More

Thank Mor R
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

The current exhibition is about leaders and the people - the relations between these two groups. It's an independent modern art museum. The was it is preserved reflects its history as a border line between Israel and Jordan prior to the six day war, and...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2015

the location is also of interest...literally on the seam between Israel and Jordan in 1967, before the reunification of Jerusalem

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Reviewed July 13, 2015

This museum is a jewel just outside the Old City Walls, the Seam Museum lays right on the light rail system, a mere two stops from the Damascus Gate. Historic because of its location on the Green Line in pre-1967 Jerusalem, this battle scared villa...More

Thank Barry D
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

We noticed this museum because of the large "The Revolution Is Not Over" sign on the front, and upon learning what was inside decided to visit. The current exhibition, "And the Trees Went Forth to Seek a King" is highly recommended because of it's timely...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2015

The on the Seam Museum is housed in a beautiful old villa and can easily be reached by foot or 1 or 2 stops with the tram from the Old City. The museum changes exhibits twice a year. The exhibit I got to see last...More

Thank Marylou S
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Reviewed January 3, 2015

Every time I visit this museum I find it hard to believe that a lot people never been there and never heard about it. This museum is like a small gem in Jerusalem and in the most unexpected location, next to Mea Shearim from one...More

Thank liza s
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

My friend and I went because it offers socio-political contemporary art. We saw an exhibit about political leadership. Videos from Scotland, Italy and Russia revealed the dangers of "following the leader". The museum is on the "seam" between East and West Jerusalem and was focused...More

1  Thank fortlew1
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