LA Mayer Museum of Islamic Art
2 Hapalmach Street, Katamon 02-566-1291
The Museum displays art and antique watches from the various periods of Islamic rule, from the seventh to the nineteenth centuries CE. The exhibits present the numerous styles that characterized the different dynasties, from the first Umayyad caliphs to the Ottoman period, which marks the end of the Muslim Empire. The Museum’s exhibition halls are arranged in chronological and geographical order, in accordance with the various dynasties.
The museum is known for its creative kids workshops including drawing, calligraphy, carpet making, and musical instruments during school vacations. In the summer they host children's theater each day at 1pm. Check our Calendar for details.
Opening Hours:Sun, Mon, Wed. 10:00am – 3:00pm
Tues, Thurs: 10:00am-7:00pm
Sat & Holidays 10:00am-4:00pm
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Tickets Prices Adult 40 NISPolice 30 NIS Student 30 NIS Children and teenagers 20 NIS Pensioner 20 NISSoldier 30 NIS
Group Prices are available
How To Get To The Museum of Islamic Art…By Car
From the city’s entrance, go straight and count 8 traffic lights (starting with the one at the entrance past the gas stations). You will pass Sacker Park and the Valley of Rehavia on your right. At the 9th traffic light, turn left on to Hapalmach Street and continue straight until the end. The Museum is at the end of Hapalmach on your left. There is a free parking lot in front of the Jerusalem Theater on Chopin.
By Bus13 from the Central Bus Station via the city center stops on Hapalmach St.Nos. 9, 19, 22, 31, 32 stop on Aza Road, a 10 minute walk from the Museum
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