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Campus Renewal

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Celebrating Summer
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Rock Concert with Shalom Hanoch and Contact Point: Exciting Encounters Between Art and Artists
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Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art
In the Youth Wing
Women`s Tales: Four Leading Israeli Jewelers
in the Ticho House
Winners of the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children`s Book, 2010
In the Youth Wing Auditorium
West Meets East: The Story of the Rockefeller Museum
at the Rockefeller Museum
Watch the museum grow!
Live webcam from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Art Garden and the galleries in the main building are closed
due to the comprehensive campus renewal at the Israel Museum.

Guided Tours                      

 Dear Visitors,

These are exciting times at the Museum, as we move ahead with our comprehensive campus renewal program. While work is underway and our permanent collection galleries are closed, we invite you to enjoy a rich program of exhibitions, family activities, and special events in the Ruth Youth Wing, Shrine of the Book, and Model of Second Temple Period Jerusalem.

We wish you an enjoyable visit and thank you for your continuing participation and support.

For Museum information call: 02-6708811
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Join one of our free daily guided tours, in different languages, led by museum volunteers. Meet at the Entrance Pavilion (unless stated otherwise).

See details of this month's tours

Guided Tours in English

Shrine of the Book :
Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 1 pm; Tues 4:30 pm; Fri, Sat 11 am

Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple:   
Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 11 am

Meet at the entrance to the Model

Guided tours in Hebrew

See information about guided tours in Hebrew

Guided Tours in Other Languages

French - Mon 11 am
Spanish - Thurs 11 am
Meet at the Entrance Pavilion


Audioguides in selected languages are available in the Entrance Pavilion and are included in the Museum entrance fee.     Audioguides are suited for hard of hearing. 

Group Tours

To book guided tours in various languages for private groups, organizations, and delegations, call 670-8884.

To order guided tours for adult education centers, institutions of higher learning, and school groups, call 670-8805.

To order guided tours for adult education centers, institutions of higher learning, and school groups, call 670-8805.


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