Museums in Jerusalem

Jerusalem has more than 200 museums, which is more per capita than anywhere else in the world. Many Jerusalem museums are dedicated to a specific aspect of Israel’s history, culture, or religions. The mother of all museums in Jerusalem is undoubtedly the Israel Museum. This massive cultural institution is covered in Jerusalem New City Jewish Private Tour. The museum includes sections covering diverse subjects from modern art and Asian art to Jewish art and contemporary design.

Yad Vashem is Israel’s official memorial to Holocaust victims. On a Jerusalem Old and New Tour, you can visit Yad VaShem and delve into the dark and chilling history of World War II. There are indoor exhibits and outdoor monuments and memorials as well as video testimonials of Holocaust survivors.

Another top Jerusalem museum is the Museum for Islamic Art where you can see a chronological display of Islamic art, jewelry, glassware, and pottery through the ages. If you’re interested in regional issues, there is the unique Museum on the Seam. It is a sociopolitical contemporary art museum, named for its location at the point where East and West Jerusalem meet.

If you’re traveling with kids you might like to visit Jerusalem’s Bloomfield Science Museum. Archaeology aficionados and history buffs will love the Rockefeller Archaeology Museum, the Tower of David Museum, and the Wohl Archaeological Museum.

Christian visitors to Jerusalem shouldn’t miss the Bible Lands Museum that explores the cultures of the people of the Bible. Jerusalem museums are so diverse, that you are sure to find one that keeps you spellbound. Why not take a Jerusalem Private Tour and include a stop at one of the excellent Jerusalem Museums.