Founded in 1965, the Israel Museum is especially known for its display of the Dead Sea Scrolls (“Shrine of the Book” ), the Archaeological Wing (including Pilate Stone , Crucified Jehohanan and Caiaphas ossuary ), the Jewish Art and Life Wing , and a model of Jerusalem 2000 years ago (“Model of the Second Temple “).
It also has a nice art garden, a fine art wing and youth wing.
Renewed in 2007-2010 at the cost of $100m, the Israel Museum appearel and display were given a nice “face lift” to match the current taste of the increasing crowds.
Presenting Highligts of the Israel Msueum, 2018
The Israel Museum ( Hebrew: מוזיאון ישראל, Muze’on Yisrael) was established in 1965 as Israel’s foremost cultural institution and one of the world’s leading encyclopaedic museums. It is situated on a hill in the Givat Ram neighbourhood of Jerusalem, adjacent to the Bible Lands Museum, the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Points of Interest in the area
|Supreme Court Building|
|Mahane Yehudah Market|
|Day Tour of Jerusalem|
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The Israel Museum is in Western Jerusalem and takes about 2 hours to explore.