No visit to the Holy Land is complete without spending a good few hours – or days – getting lost in this outstanding museum.
Arguably Israel’s most magnificent cultural asset, the Israel Museum is consistently ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Housing encyclopedic collections with works dating from prehistory to the present day in archaeology, fine art, and Jewish art, this is the place to get schooled on Israel’s 5,000-year history.
|Venue name:||The Israel Museum||Contact:|
11 Ruppin Rd
|Opening hours:||Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu 10:00-17:00; Tue 16:00-21:00; Fri 10:00-14:00; Sat 10:00-17:00|
|Price:||NIS 54 (Adult), NIS 39 (Student), NIS 27 (Children under 18/Senior)|
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No Place Like Home
This new exhibit at the Israel Museum takes the most common domestic objects and turns them into works of art. In No Place Like Home, the visitor is invited to reflect on the representation of the domestic realm in modern and contemporary art. As everything...Contemporary art Until Saturday July 29 2017
Behold the Man: Jesus in Israeli Art
Society grapples with questions of collective and individual identity on a daily basis, in every field. For the past two centuries, Jewish and Israeli artists have engaged with the figure of Jesus in order to address these questions. Israel's holiest...Public art Until Sunday April 16 2017
The Spanish romantic master Francisco Goya has found his way into the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The artist focuses on the contrasting roles of night and day—nighttime calls for monsters that threaten to engulf the world, until dawn breaks and banishes...Contemporary art Until Tuesday April 18 2017
New Sounds: Purim Noisemakers by Yaacov Kaufman
To pay homage to Purim tradition, the Israel Museum is shining the spotlight on the grogger: a handheld musical noisemaker that is rattled whenever Haman’s name is mentioned in the Book of Esther. From traditional instruments to the most vibrantly colors...Art and design Until Thursday March 30 2017