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Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden, this complex features an impressive variety of collections from prehistoric archaeology to contemporary art.The children's wing is the most interactive section of this sprawling...more
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Lots to see, my favorites were Dead Sea Scrolls and ... lots of the rest. Surprises were the African items (I've lived in East and West Africa, the items were very good) and Jewish Cultural dress items. Hadrian was a nice surprise too. Very good...More
A wonderful building and grounds with some amazing content. The (temporary) Bauhaus exhibition was a useful insight for later visit to Tel Aviv; the archaeological section is a great history of the empires and times of the Middle East. A free guided tour of Israeli...More
huge byzantine model of old Jerusalem really amazing to see what the city would have looked like back then and in the museum, you learn about the dead sea scrolls were they were found who kept them and all about them
The Isreal museum has an extensive collection. The highlight for me was seeing the Dead Sea scrolls. The museum also has the scale model of Jerusalem in the second temple period.
There is an outdoor display of contemporary sculptures that were interesting.
Most people don't think of visiting a Museum on a vacation in a place like Israel, and much less a city like Jerusalem. This place is amazing, but you should REALLY hire a guide to take you through it. Otherwise, you will just be looking...More