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The Israel Museum - Jerusalem

Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:51 am
by dognose

The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Founded in 1965, the Museum houses encyclopedic collections, including works dating from prehistory to the present day, in its Archaeology, Fine Arts, and Jewish Art and Life Wings, and features the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. In just forty-five years, thanks to a legacy of gifts and generous support from its circle of patrons worldwide, the Museum has built a far-ranging collection of nearly 500,000 objects, representing the full scope of world material culture.

The museum holds a very large collection of silver from all over the world.

Opening hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 10 am - 5 pm
Tues 4-9 pm (Please note that the Museum is closed on Tuesday mornings and during special holiday hours)
Fri and holiday eves 10 am - 2 pm
Sat and holidays 10 am - 5 pm

Admission: 50 NIS