Hanukkah at the Tower of David Museum

December 14th-20th

Come spend Hanukkah at the Tower of David Citadel

Free entrance for children*


*The Mystery of the Missing Treasure Activity

The Mystery of the Missing Treasure

חנוכה במגדל דוד

Who took the treasures of the Temple? Come solve this historical mystery, which is based on a true story!

With the help of maps, pencils, and a timer, you will embark on a journey throughout the museum and the Citadel in search of the answer to this mystery. On the way, you will have to solve riddles and complete challenging assignments in order to get hints that will lead you to the answer to the mystery.

Were you able to gather all of the hints in the allotted time? Congratulations! You are now close to the treasure chest. All that is left is for you to solve the last riddle and figure out how to open the treasure chest. Do you think this last riddle is too simple for you? Fear not. There is also a bonus riddle for exceptional riddle-solvers.

  • Thursday, December 14th; Friday, December 15th; Sunday December 17th; Monday, December 18th; Tuesday, December 19th; Wednesday, December 20th
  • For children between the ages of 6 and 14
  • Between 10:00-15:00; The last part of the activity will begin at 15:00.
  • Friday: Between 10:00-12:30
  • Length of the activity: 1 1/2 hours
  • Free entrance for children
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For participants in the activity: An oil lamp tour for just an additional 20 NIS / The Night Spectacular for just an additional 40 NIS

Oil Lamp Tour

חנוכה במגדל דוד

When the evening descends o Jerusalem, we’ll equip ourselves wth oil lamps to light up our paths and we’ll set out on a magical night tour of the Citadel and the museum. We’ll meet actors playing the roles of characters from different periods, we’ll learn the fascinating story of Jerusalem, we’ll walk on the walls of the Citadel, we’ll sing songs, and we’ll complete the tour with a festive candle-light ceremony with sufganiot.

  • Wednesday, December 13th; Thursday, December 14th; Sunday, December 17th; Monday, December 18th; Tuesday, December 19th
  • At 16:30
  • For children between the ages of 6 and 12
  • Length of the tour: 1 1/2 hours
  • Price per participant: 25 NIS
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For participants in the tour: The Night Spectacular for just an additional 40 NIS

Woodworking Workshop

חנוכה במגדל דודCome carve and paint dreidels, Chanukiot, and swords in an exciting woodworking workshop!

  • Thursday, December 14th; Friday, December 15th; Sunday, December 17th; Monday, December 18th; Tuesday, December 19th; Wednesday, December 20th
  • Between 10:00-15:00; Friday – between 10:00-12:30
  • The cost of the workshop is an additional 10-30 NIS