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


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

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

Map in English

See map (in Hebrew) > > >  


By Bus

In Jerusalem, the Museum is served by the 7, 9, 14, 35. 

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 multi-fare bus ticket (kartissiyah). Senior citizens and children under 18 can buy one at a reduced rate. 

 Parking available for Museum visitors. Limited number of parking spaces.
חניה לאפניים Bicycle Parking 

Available in the entrance plaza of the Museum.

Panoramic Tour of Jerusalem
A comfortable, double-decker bus with an audio guide in 8 languages that runs several times a day, taking 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 Car

Parking is available outside the museum for the general public.
GPS - "Avraham Granot Street"

By Taxi

The Moniot Rehavia cab company provides service to stations near the Museum's Entrance Pavillion throughout the week and on holidays. You may summon a cab by phoning Moniot Rehavia at 02-6222444 or 02-6254444, or hail a cab at the exit from the Museum.

In accordance with law, fees within the city are determined by meter throughout the week, including the Sabbath and holidays. Watch the site for pending information regarding special intercity fees and service (also on Sabbath and holidays) from the Museum to other locations.

General information: You can easily hail a taxi in many places around the city. Taxi stations are typically located near hotels and at central sites. All taxis are equipped with meters, and drivers are required by law to use them within the city. The driver may offer a fixed sum rather than the meter fare – accept at your own risk!

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. 

From the museum, please ask the volunteers at the information desk to call you a taxi, or call the Moniot Rehavia cab company (02-6222444 or 02-6254444) from a mobile phone.

For further information

The Jerusalem Tourist Information Center, tel. 02-627-1422, or the Christian Information Center, tel. 02- 627-2692, can provide more information. Both are located at the Jaffa Gate.

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