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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem

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Visitors flock to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem to take in the enormous collection of artifacts and art housed in an institution of national significance. With wings devoted to prehistoric archaeology, Jewish art, and general fine arts, the museum caters to a variety of tastes. Some highlights include the Dead Sea Scrolls, displayed on rotation due of their fragile condition, a detailed model of Jerusalem's Second Temple, and a Venus carving believed to represent one of the oldest examples of human art. The library, restaurant, and two cafes on premises are open to the public and do not require purchase of an entrance ticket. Plan your visit to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Jerusalem journey planner.
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  • The Israel Museum is quite fascinating and has a number of unusual features. The Shrine of the Book holds the documents comprising the Dead Sea Scrolls. I was shocked to see visitors using flash... 
    The Israel Museum is quite fascinating and has a number of unusual features. The Shrine of the Book holds the documents comprising the Dead Sea Scrolls. I was shocked to see visitors using flash...  more »
  • We visited as part of a tour group and didn't have anywhere near enough time to see everything. We focused on the model of the city and the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were both excellent. The city... 
    We visited as part of a tour group and didn't have anywhere near enough time to see everything. We focused on the model of the city and the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were both excellent. The city...  more »
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  • Big beautiful museum with all cind of expositions. From old Egypt to the modern art. Nice restaurant as bonus
  • The Israel Museum in Jerusalem is a great experience to visit. Huge place with a lot of exhibitions. I highly recommend to visit the Shrine of the book where you can find a significant exhibition of The Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumram.

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