The Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, situated in a magnificent white limestone edifice in East Jerusalem, houses the extraordinary collection of antiquities unearthed in excavations conducted in the country mainly during the time of the British Mandate (1919-1948). The Museum was opened in 1938.
The Museum's courtyard, 1938
(Photo - Courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority)
Now on display at the Rockefeller Museum!
Belief and Believers: Ancient Art from the Israel Museum
27 Sultan Suleiman Street, Jerusalem (just outside the Old City Wall, near Herod's Gate - a short ride from the Jerusalem Municipality)
Special Shuttle Bus and Guided Tour
Every Monday and Wednesday, a shuttlebus takes visitors from the main Israel Museum campus to the Rockefeller Museum for a guided tour of the beautiful building and its collections.
Transportation provided, but space is limited, so please register in advance (see below).
Included with the price of admission to the Museum.
Parallel tours in English and Hebrew.
Leaves Israel Museum parking lot at 11:00 am; returns at 1:30 pm.
Tour from 11:30-1:00.
Register in advance:
Between 8:30 am and 4 pm; Fridays between 8:30 am and 1 pm.
The tours are for individuals - groups should book separately. Preregistration is required for everyone, including members and Friends.
Transportation and Parking
Buses 1 and 2
The parking lot is open on Saturdays. On other days, park in one of the nearby public lots.
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