The Israel Museum is a national museum of Israel that is situated in the city of Jerusalem in Israel. The museum opened in a purpose-built building in 1965 which was heavily refurbished and expanded in 2010 to cope with the museum's collection. The focus of the museum is on art, Judaica and ancient artefacts of the Land of Israel and further afield. Some well-known pieces of the museum's collection are the Dead Sea Scrolls which are the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world and also art from artist such as Rembrandt.
The museum is situated close to the ‘Parliament of Israel’ building. You can get there by taking the 9, 14 and 32 buses which all stop at the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open daily. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-5pm; Tuesday 4pm-9pm, Friday 10am-2pm and Saturday 10.30am-4pm. Admission is 54 NIS for adults, 39 NIS for students and 27 NIS for other concessions.