Israel Museum Exhibits & Tours

The Israel Museum is one of the leading art and archaeology museums in the world. The Museum has a variety of children’s activities in the Youth Wing, especially in the summer and during holidays.

The Museum also features the Shrine of the Book, Model of Jerusalem During the 2nd Temple and an outdoor Sculpture Garden. The Museum offers permanent and temporary exhibits during the year. To experience the exhibits you can choose an audio guide to take you on a tour, or refer to the trained guides at each exhibit, who can explain what you are seeing. For a detailed explanation we recommend that you book a guided tour.

The Israel Museum offers free public tours with Museum admission. Tours are given in different languages, so please contact the Museum to find a specific tour.

Tours are interactive and include creative materials, stories, riddles and challenges, which bring the exhibits to life.

Advance reservations are required for all adult and student groups regardless of size. Children can enter the Museum for free on Tuesdays.

Our Top Choices: Current Temporary Exhibits:

Divine Food
July 2, 2021-March 6, 2022
Maize, Cacao, and Maguey from precolombian to contemporary art: Unique treasures from the ancient Mesoamerican Olmec, Maya and Aztec civilizations are unveiled in this exciting, large-scale exhibition.

Picasso to Kentridge: Modern Masterpieces on paper
July 8-December 31, 2021
More than 130 outstanding drawings by masters including Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Wassily Kandinsky, Rene Magritte, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso

image of the Israel Museum exterior
Derech Ruppin 11, Jerusalem

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