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Museum Information
Please feel free to contact Museum Information with any questions.
02-670-8811
info@imj.org.il

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Discount tickets
The following people are 
eligible for discounted tickets: Children and youth, students, seniors, disabled visitors, IDF soldiers and National Service
 (upon presentation of suitable ID), repeat visits within three months, holders of Leumi cards, and Jerusalem resident card holders.


Please note that discount tickets are available only at the box office and not online. More >>

מלתחה
Cloakroom and folding chairs
A cloakroom and folding chairs are available at the end of the Route of Passage, next to the elevators. Please inquire at the Information Desk. 

נגישות לנכים
Wheelchairs and disabled access
Wheelchairs are available in the Entrance Pavilion. Please inquire at the Information Desk for details. Much of the Israel Museum is wheelchair-accessible, and an ongoing renovation program continues to improve access for the disabled. Wheelchair-accessible places include the entrance pavilion,  the Shrine of the Book, and the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period. 

Download the PDF accessibility map of the campus.

חניה לאפניים
 Bicycle parking 
Available in the entrance plaza of the Museum

מדריך קולי
Audio guides

Audio guides for some permanent exhibitions in selected languages are included in the Museum entrance fee and are available at the Entrance Pavilion. The exhibitions include:
The Shrine of the Book, the Second Temple Model and the Art Garden.


Audio guides are also appropriate for people who are hard of hearing. 


Other locations
The museum has two other locations besides the main campus: Ticho House and the Rockefeller Museum.


Long-barreled firearms are not permitted in the Museum.

Lockers
Lockers are available in the Entrance Pavilion. Please inquire at the Information Desk for details.

Cabs
The Moniot Rehavia cab company provides service to stations near the Museum's Entrance Pavillion. To summon a cab, please call Moniot Rehavia at 02-6222444 or 02-6254444. In accordance with law, fees within the city are determined by meter. Watch the site for pending information regarding intercity fees and service.




 

 


Modern, the Museum's kosher meat restaurant, is designed in an early modernist style. It offers contemporary Jerusalem cuisine and a rich collection of quality wines. Adjoining a plaza and overlooking the Valley of the Cross, this restaurant specializes in hosting private and business events.

Modern is kosher meat, under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem.

Dining in the restaurant does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.

Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all. 

Open: Sun, Mon, Wed,Thurs from 11:30 am - 5 pm, Tues 11:30 am - 11 pm, Fri 10 am -2 pm 

For inquiries: 02-648-0862.
To arrange events: 054-778-8558; 054-304-0279; events@modern.co.il 

See Modern's website >>




Mansfeld, the Museum's dairy cafes, are named after Al Mansfeld, the first architect of the Israel Museum and winner of the Israel Prize for Architecture for his design of the Museum. The cafe's rich menu includes home-baked goods, cakes, sandwiches, salads and hot dishes. The cafe is suitable for hosting private events.
 
Mansfeld is kosher dairy under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem, Mehadrin .

Dining in the cafe does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.

Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all. 

Open: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 8 am - 5 pm | Tues 8 am - 9 pm | Fri 8 am - 2 pm.

For inquiries: 02-5636280; fax: 02-561-8399; cafe@mansfeld.co.il
To arrange events: 054-884-7133 or 050-997-8800

See Mansfeld's website >>


 


Chic Cafe
is a dairy cafe located at the entrance to the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Model. The menu includes fine coffee and cold drinks, sandwiches, salads (soups in the winter), cakes, ice cream and snacks. 

Dining in the cafe does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.
 
Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all. 

Open Sun Mon Wed Thurs 8 am - 5 pm; Tues 8 am - 6 pm; Fri 8 am - 2:00 pm, Sat 8 am - 5 pm

Cafe Tel: 633-2555 email: yossi.stark@gmail.com

חנויות המוזיאון
Museum Shop and Cafe

Both the Museum Shop and the Cafe in the Entrance Pavilion are accessible from the street and do not require entrance fee to the Museum. The Museum's shop and cafe are open during its regular hours, and also Tuesday from 10 am. 
Shop telephone 672-8294, shop@imj.org.il


Shop online

אבידות ומציאות
Lost and Found: Call the security dept., 8 am - 3 pm: Tel. 02-670-8839

 

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