The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
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For Museum information call: 02-6708811


The Israel Museum is located in Jerusalem on 11 Ruppin Boulevard, Hakyria, near the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).  

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
POB 71117
Jerusalem, 9171002
Tel: 972-2-670-8811
Fax: 972-2-677-1332



By Bus

In Jerusalem, the Museum is served by the 7, 9, 14, 35, and 66 bus lines. 

New! Egged Bus 100 provides a "park and ride" service from the Shapririm Junction on Highway 1 (the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway) to the Knesset compound (across the street from the Museum). Parking is free. information and schedules in Hebrew>>

For a map of bus routes and list of stations see>>

For a Hebrew information booklet, highlighting recent changes to bus routes see >> 
(To receive an information booklet in English, please dial: 073-233-1444)

For further details or changes on the routes, dial Kol Kav *8787 or visit

If you are spending more than a few days in Jerusalem, it's worth buying a Rav-Kav bus pass . Senior citizens and children under 18 can buy one at a reduced rate.
For details see the Egged site >>

By Car

Parking is available  for Museum visitors adjacent to the Entrance Pavilion. See note below regarding tickets and receipts. 
Using GPS - "Avraham Granot Street"
Using WAZE - Israel Museum

Parking available for Museum visitors. Limited number of parking spaces.
Museum visitors are requested to retain entrance tickets, or receipts from Museum stores, or restaurants for presentation at the exit booth of the parking lot.
חניה לאפניים

By Bicycle

Bicycle Parking  Available in the entrance plaza of the Museum.

By Tour Bus

Panoramic Tour of Jerusalem

A comfortable, double-decker bus with an audio guide in 8 languages runs several times a day, takes you past 85 of the most remarkable sites in the city.  Tickets may be purchased on the bus. No service on Friday evenings or Saturdays. For details, visit

By Taxi

The taxi company, Moniot Rehavia, provides service to visitors at the Museum's Entrance Pavilion throughout the week and on holidays. Volunteers at the Entrance Pavilion desk will be happy to assist you in ordering a taxi, or contact these numbers directly: 02-622-2444 or 02-625-4444

You may request a receipt at the end of the journey. Tipping is not customary. The driver's name and license number is posted in the car. The number is also posted in large print on the outside of the car. 

Other locations

There are two satellite locations of the Israel Museum located at the  

Ticho House 
 and the Rockefeller Museum. 

For further information

The Jerusalem Tourist Information Center, tel. 02-6271422, or the Christian Information Center, tel. 02- 6272692, can provide more information. Both are located at the Jaffa Gate.