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Tower of David Museum

Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
Admission Ticket: Tower of David Museum
From US$4.30*
Admission Ticket: Tower of David Museum
From US$4.30*
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Located in the restored ancient Citadel of Jerusalem at the entrance to the Old City, the Tower of David Museum tells the full story of the city. The exhibitions take the visitor on a journey through 3000 years of history, using models, displays and...more
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Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 9114001, Israel
+972 2-626-5333
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

unique sound and light show. dress well- its cold!

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank h0neysuckle
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Do not miss the sound and light show at the Tower of David... breathtaking

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank shekie
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The citadel museum is located just inside the Jaffa Gate (which is where most visitors enter). There are exhibits inside showing all the different eras of the city - and you get an appreciation of how many times the city has been conquered, and how...More

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Bumblebarb
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Was ambivalent about visiting this museum; glad I was persuaded to visit. We took the English language tour, and it was fabulous; it lasted almost 2.5 hours, and I never noticed, as the tour was so informative. We visited the museum our first day in...More

Date of experience: February 2012
1  Thank hrtraveler
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Amazing!! Do this FIRST then explore the rest of the old city.

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 14 February 2012

this is a fabulous show, not to be missed. Tells the story of Jerusalem with sound and light.

Date of experience: February 2012
1  Thank windycity_773
Reviewed 13 February 2012

What I really liked about this museum was that it provides a wonderful history of Old Jerusalem and the peoples who have settled it throughout history. Given its location at the Jaffa Gate, it's hard for kids to understand why there is a Jewish, Muslim...More

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank glbtrvler
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Nice little museum with a nice model of the Dome of the Rock

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank viajero2203
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Nice place to visit. Nice museum with a model of the Dome of the Rock. Good ruins and great view of the whole city: Dome of the Rock, Mount of Olives, etc.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank viajero2203
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This is just one of many incredible locations to visit in Israel.

Date of experience: May 2011
Thank Jon A
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13 January 2019|
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Response from I5328XMpatriklise | Reviewed this property |
You can get tickets on line Depending when you go I would recommend you getting on line ticket
12 July 2018|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, see the other response but check with them or online. if changes occur.
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Response from Elw12 | Reviewed this property |
It is rare that you can store things at any tourist attraction due to security concerns, so it is best to expect to carry everything wherever you go. As for here in particular, I do not remember there being an area to store... More