Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
Museum Row, 25 Granot Street 02-561-1066
The Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem presents exhibits of the cultures of all the peoples mentioned in the Bible – from Egypt eastwards across the Fertil Crescent to Afghanistan, and from Nubia north to the Caucasian mountains. You will learn of the Philistines and the Arameans, the Hittites and the Elamites, the Phoenicians and the Persians. The Mesopotamians, the pyramid builders and the ancient Phoenicians are no longer with us. The Bible Lands Museum offers a summer camp for kids as well as a variety of children’s workshops throughout the year.
Opening Hours: Sun-Tues & Thurs 9:30am-5:30pm Wed 9:30am-9:30pm Fri. & Holidays 9:30am-2:00pm
Ticket Prices: Adult – 40 NIS Senior Citizen – 20 NIS Pensioner – 30 NIS Student/Soldier/Disabled/New Immigrant – 20 NIS Child (5-18) – 20 NIS
Group rates available with advance reservations. Private guided tours in a variety of languages available with advance reservations.
Activities for Families
Summer Fun at the Bible Lands/Holiday Vacations in the Museum
Follow characters from the Bible on a guided tour of the treasures of the museum and take part in a creative art workshop. Ideal for ages 5-9. Call for details.
How to Get To The Bible Lands Museum… By Car
From Tel Aviv – From the highway entrance to Jerusalem, turn right onto Herzl Blvd. After passing a row of hotels, turn left onto Wolfsohn St. Follow it until you see a sign for the Israel Museum & the Bible Lands. Make a right and park in the lot on the right. Parking is ample and free (although as of Spring 2010 the parking lot is under construction).
By Bus 9, 17, 24, 99
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