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Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem

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The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem holds a unique collection dating back to the beginning of written history. It tells the story of humanity, the story of culture, the story of where we came from and how we got here. It tells Your Story. The Museum...more
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Rehov Shmuel Stephan Weiz 21, Jerusalem 9104601, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed visiting this museum and getting a fresh and new perspective on many of my favorite Biblical stories. Biblical ideas that I took for granted many years changed when I visited the museum. The guides are amazing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EYEGOLD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have been to the Israel Museum, keep your tab as it entitles you to a discount at the Bible Lands museum. We went just as the BLMJ opened. Had a good time walking around and went to the entrance to join the free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Organized by era, a nice archaeological history of the region. The current exhibit on techelet (blue) is most interesting as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 48garya
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The Middle East since the dawn of civilization has been a source of religion, economics, culture and much, much more for the whole world. An excellent presentation of religion, customs and cultures from antiquity to recent times with countless wonderful artifacts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stanley E
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It costs 44 Shekels to visit. The artifacts are interesting but you have to download their mobile app to have an audio guide. Problem is this app asks for permission to access all your text messages, phone calls, numbers etc otherwise you cannot use it....I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasUK1
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I have been to Israel since 1968 and never visited the Bible Lands Museum. I always thought it was connected to the Israel Museum but it is not. You must visit this museum. They really have done it right. I learned so much from the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 75elainey
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This was the 2nd time I was there. Each time I took a tour in English at 10:30am and after 2 hours the guide only went through the temporary exhibits. This is a treasure trove of Jewish antiquities. Must return there a 3rd time to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheilagsilver
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful exhibition of the biblical times. Nicely organized too. You can rent an activity box for children to explore, our kids just loved it! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Meytal Z
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you're looking for a great place to have a party or special occasion catered event this is the place to go. I have been here on a number of occasions, including a wedding, and this is a great venue. The food was delicious and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chaisima31
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We have been there since it's opening in the early 1990's, and it keeps getting better and more developed. Lot's of interesting sites. Take a tour. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: June 2018
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2 December 2016|
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Response from Malcolmle | Reviewed this property |
‫I think it does deal only with the old testement although it it does deal with the periods AC‬
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14 September 2016|
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Response from manisfeld | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not know which bus to take. I've always gone on Shabbat and walked it from close to Hapalmach. It is about a 30 minute walk on a slight uphill incline after you get tot he Valley of the Cross.
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