Free Guided Tours of the National Library

The newly-opened National Library has free guided tours in English, every Wednesday.

They also have free guided tours in Hebrew, for families evacuated from the South & North, every Thursday.

  • Get to know the architectural wonder that is the new National Library building
  • Explore the impressive new reading halls
  • Survey a selection of the five million items stored in the Library
  • Rare books, antique manuscripts, photo albums, unique maps, historical posters, personal archives & more.

Follow in the footsteps of words that shaped our lives, observe the beauty of artistic writings in the rotating exhibit, and discover striking works of art that are spread throughout the building and the beautiful surrounding gardens, among them the “Letters of Light” created by sculptor Micha Ullman.

Come and get to know the place that is home to Israel’s great cultural treasures, and perhaps even discover your own story.

National Library of Israel
Eliezer Kaplan St 1, Jerusalem
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