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Museum Hours
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The Israel Museum and Shrine of the Book are open:

Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 10 am - 5 pm
Tues 4 - 9 pm (August 10 am - 9 pm)
Wednesdays in July and August  10 am - 9 pm
Fri and Holiday Eves 10 am - 2 pm
Sat and Holidays 10 am - 5 pm

Free entrance for children throughout the year (up to age 17, excluding groups) on Tues and Sat is courtesy of Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum and David and Inez Myers, Cleveland, Ohio

Free entrance to children on Wednesdays in July during the hours from 4 pm -9 pm (up to age 17, excluding groups)

entrance to children in August every day, all hours (up to age 17, excluding groups)

Free admission for soldiers doing compulsory military service and those doing National Service, courtesy of the Israeli Friends of the Israel Museum. 

Special Hours
For further information call: +972-2-670-8811 or email: 

Library Hours
Sun, Mon, Wed and Thurs 10 am - 4 pm
Tues 4 pm -8 pm
losed on Fri, Sat, Holiday Eves and Holidays
Tel. 670-8886

Study Rooms and Library Hours 

Museum Shop

The Museum's shop is open during regular Museum hours, and also during the day on Tuesday; Tel. +972-2-670-8883 

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The Museum's dairy restaurant is open Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, 8 am - 5 pm; Tues 8 am - 9 pm;  Fridays 8 am - 2 pm
For further information (in Hebrew) >>

Open: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 8 am - 5 pm, Tues 10 am - 9 pm Fri 10 am - 2 pm 
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Ticho House Hours 

Entrance to Ticho House exhibitions is free of charge.

Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 10 am - 5 pm
Tues 10 am - 10 pm
Fri  10 am - 2 pm 
Closed Sat, Holiday Eves and Holidays

Please note: Ticho House will be closed for an extensive renovation project from August 31, 2014 until June 2015. 
Further information about the Ticho House >>

Rockefeller Museum Hours

Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 10 am - 3 pm
Sat  10 am - 2 pm
Closed on Tues, Fri, and Holiday Eves
Admission is free of charge.

Parking is available only on Saturdays 

Further information about the Rockefeller Museum>>