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Ilana Goor Museum

4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-683-7676
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residence of the living-in artist

An ancient building ovelooking the sea, meticulously renovated and transformed into a residence of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mastar917
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Lublin, Poland
Everything Is Art

The entire place is filled with Goor's collection and her own self-made pieces - even the furniture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann C
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Israel
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The Ilana Goor Museum, distinct in its dual purpose as both the gallery and private home of the artist, is a uniquely hidden gem in the old city of Jaffa. Housed in a historically rooted eighteenth-century structure, the museum allows visitors to see and feel the eclectic collection of famous Israeli sculptor Ilana Goor with Old Jaffa as a background storyline and setting. Within the walls of the beautifully-renovated structure lay over 500 artworks, both by Goor herself and by guest Israeli and international artists included in the museum collection. For the first time in Israel, you have the opportunity to admire works of art from the point of view of the artist/collector rather than as exhibits in a sterile academic environment. Despite the Museum's eclectic nature, each room features creations from different places and times. Each work of art has a different background and a story all its own. The Museum's uniqueness lies in the unexpected contexts generated by each artist, both on the human and on the visual level.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Mazal Dagim Street, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-683-7676

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An ancient building ovelooking the sea, meticulously renovated and transformed into a residence of a living-in renowned artist and art-collector, who lets the visitors to admire a rich variety of her exhibits and lovely views from the terraces.An opportunity to purchase moulds of Ilana Goor's...More

Thank mastar917
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire place is filled with Goor's collection and her own self-made pieces - even the furniture is art! At the Gift Shop, they sell items she made, one of them was a funny bottle opener which was shaped as a penis!

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place serves mainly as a temple to Ilan's Gur. Many photos of her. Some of the exhibits are of her. Some of the works in the museum are interesting, some are not. The space is overstuffed.

Thank Gil A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was great museum of art in middle of tell Aviv yaffo, you have there to many things art, and iron sculptures

Thank Jakob H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely SEE IT, May be you think, you are in Mad Max film production, Sculptures are giving inspiration and also questioning? From which part of 🌎 The colors are great, The portrait of Mrs Goor from different artists' and painters GORGEOUS.... There is a small...More

Thank Onur O
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Ilana Goor's home (MUSEUM) located in old Jaffa just off of the beach has been turned into a museum and art center, holding many of her works and donated works by other well-known artists. This site puts one into a sensory overload .You must visit...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't even call it a museum. More a cultural journey by the artist. Very interesting art and artifacts as you walk thru this transformed house

Thank David F
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Really worthwhile experience-interesting and very eclectic, fabulous view of the old city Java, put it on your list - Do NOT miss it. Llana,s story and art is amazing.

Thank SkiMD123
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ilana Gur is one of Israel's top artists. Here work is at times provocative and can make you smile. The museum is on 3 levels, not very large with a fantastic balcony overlooking the sea.

Thank MeirMore
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

An amazing different place and a great museum house of Ilana Goor. Huge exposition. All kind of art and sculpture. Beautiful see view . Must have in Tel Aviv

Thank Anastasya S
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