Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Jerusalem

Israel Museum

More than 5000 years of cultural treasures are assembled around the vast Israel Museum's indoor and outdoor galleries. Highlights are the titanic statues of the Archaeological Wing, while the Fine Arts Wing showcase…
Top Choice Museum in Jerusalem

Palestinian Heritage Museum

Within the American Colony complex in a 19th-century building, this museum provides a useful primer on ancient and modern Palestinian culture. Displays on embroidery, basket weaving and agrarian implements offer a g…
Top Choice Museum in Jerusalem

Citadel

First things first: despite being referred to as the 'Tower of David', the citadel dominating views as you enter Jaffa Gate started life as a palace of Herod the Great. Also used by the Romans and Crusaders, the str…
Museum in Jerusalem

Bible Lands Museum

Attempting to join the dots between archaeological finds and events related in the Bible, this sizeable museum has a trove of sculpture and everyday objects from various ancient civilisations. The museum layout is c…
Museum in Jerusalem

LA Mayer Museum for Islamic Art

Ornate artwork invites a close look within this gallery on Rehavia's southern fringe. The LA Mayer Museum exhibits treasures across the Islamic art world: 11th-century glassware and Mamluk pottery are worthy of atte…
Gallery in Jerusalem

Museum on the Seam

Located on the 'seam' (border) between East and West Jerusalem, this gallery presents rotating contemporary art exhibitions, often exploring themes of identity, multiplicity and faith. Expect anything from neon mult…
Museum in Jerusalem

Rockefeller Museum

The Rockefeller Museum doesn't ride high on must-see lists for Jerusalem, but it's calm, uncrowded and only a short walk from Herod's Gate. The atmosphere is as enjoyable as the contents; make for the Cloisters, whe…
Museum in Jerusalem

Museum of Italian Jewish Art

A baroque-style synagogue, twinkling with gold vine leaves and decorative arches, is the focal point of this overlooked museum. Transported across the Mediterranean piece by piece from its place of origin, Coneglian…
Museum in Jerusalem

Herzl Museum

The history of the Zionist dream is detailed in the Herzl Museum, a multimedia journey into the life of Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism. A one-hour guided tour in various languages including English tell…
Museum in Jerusalem

Burnt House

Buried under rubble for centuries and only recently excavated, this house was destroyed in 70 CE when the Romans put the city to the torch. The archaeological remains on display include Roman-era coins, stone tablet…