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Museum Tour in English

Some Important details

  • תאריכון

    Date and time

    English only:
    Sundays | 4:00 pm
    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays | 10:00 am

    Tour length: About 1.5 hours

  • מחיר


    The purchase of a ticket to a tour allows free entrance to the Museum.
    Advanced registration required

  • Location

    Tower of David Jerusalem Museum

Join a guided tour in English on an exciting journey through the new Tower of David Jerusalem Museum, spanning 4,000 years of Jerusalem’s rich history.

Ever wondered when Jerusalem was first talked about? Or when the menorah became a national symbol? Do you know where the inspiration comes from for Israel’s 1 shekel coin today?

On June 1st the Tower of David Jerusalem Museum reopened following a $50 million renewal project that took 10 years in design and 3 years in construction. The guided tours in English of the new Tower of David Jerusalem Museum pass through the impressive galleries combining genuine archaeological artifacts with movies, interactive screens, and innovative video-art presentations that trace the history of the city from Biblical times to the capital of the State of Israel.

The tour first explores the chronological history of the city and then, looking at large scale models, the tour continues through to look at Jerusalem’s sanctity to Judaism, Christianity and Islam through time. Touch the stones of Jerusalem’s history from First Temple Period until today in the ancient citadel of Jerusalem. The tour ends on the observation deck of a 2000 year-old tower built by King Herod during the time of the 2nd Temple which shows the most breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem – both the new city and Old City, the Mount of Olives, Mount Scopus and on a good day all the way to the Jordanian mountains.

*The 10:00 guided tour is included in the entrance ticket.
*Please note: the tours are intended for adults, and are not suitable for young children.

Entrance to the Museum is 50 NIS adults and 25 NIS for children | The Museum is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. There is free entrance for displaced residents from the South and North.

*Starting April, guided tours in English will be held also on Fridays at 10:00 am.

*Please note: the tours are intended for adults, and are not suitable for young children. For children’s tours at the museum go here

In order to reserve your space, we recommend registration prior to your visit | Interested in organizing a private group on one of our tours? Please contact > [email protected]

Credit (Main picture): Oded Antman

Credit Abir Sultan
Credit Oded Antman
Credit Abir Sultan
Credit Oded Antman
Credit Oded Antman
Tickets purchased on the website can be canceled within 14 days of purchase, but not less than 7 business days from the date of the event. Requests for ticket cancellations must be sent in writing to: [email protected]

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