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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
Fri and Holiday Eves 10 am - 2 pm
Sat and Holidays 10 am - 5 pm

Museum Mile
 
With every ticket purchase, receive a discount to neighboring  museums!
With a 15% discount for the Israel Museum,  The Bible Lands Museum, and The Bloomfield Science Museum.
Just show your ticket purchased within one week of your original visit. 
Valid through October 18, 2014.
 
  • 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 admission for soldiers doing compulsory military service and those doing National Service, courtesy of the Israeli Friends of the Israel Museum. 

    Special Hours

    Holidays Hours, Tishrei 2014

 

Rosh Ha Shana Holiday Eve   Wed September 24 10 am - 2 pm
Rosh Ha Shana Thurs September 25 10 am - 5 pm
Rosh Ha Shana Fri September 26 10 am - 2 pm
     
Yom Kippur Holiday Eve and Yom Kippur Fri, Sat October 3 and 4  closed
     
Sukkot Holiday Eve Wed October 8 10 am - 2 pm
Sukkot Thurs October 9 10 am - 5 pm
Sukkot Fri October 10 10 am - 2 pm
Sukkot Sat October 11 10 am - 5 pm
Sukkot Sun October 12 10 am - 9 pm
Sukkot Mon October 13 10 am - 9 pm
Sukkot Tues October 14 10 am - 9 pm
Sukkot Holiday Eve Wed October 15 10 am - 2 pm 
Free entrance for All  in loving memory of Bertha K. Green  
   
Sukkot Thurs October 16 10 am - 5 pm
After Sukkot Fri October 17 10 am - 2 pm

 

Free entrance for children up to age 17 for the Sukkot Holiday October 9-16 (with the exception of special workshops and Big Bambú) courtesy of Ernst and Jacqueline Weil, Zurich, Switzerland.

Free entrance for children:
Hanukkah December 17-24

Holiday Hours 2015

Shushan Purim                                 Fri March 6        10 am - 2 pm 
Passover                               April 4-11   

 

Free Entrance for All


Passover Second Holiday Eve                      Fri April 10               10 am - 2 pm 
Israel's 67th Independence Day     Thur April  23  

 

For further information call: +972-2-670-8811 or email: info@imj.org.il 

Library Hours
Sun, Mon, Wed and Thurs 10 am - 4 pm
Tues 4 pm -8 pm
C
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 Tues;
Tel. +972-2-670-8883 

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

Modern
Open: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 8 am - 5 pm, Tues 10 am - 9 pm Fri 10 am - 2 pm 
For further information >>

Ticho House

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>>