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“Go and see one of their laser shows at night!”

Tower of David Museum
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Private Tour : Tower of David and Jerusalem Old City Quarters
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Small Group Jerusalem Old City Walking Tour
Ranked #15 of 310 things to do in Jerusalem
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located in the restored ancient Citadel, this museum traces the long and turbulent history of Jerusalem using audiovisual presentations, models, maps, holograms and videos.
Chesapeake, Virginia
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518 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
“Go and see one of their laser shows at night!”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

This site was not on our tour agenda, but our tour guide told us about it and we checked it out one night. Amazing outdoor laser show about the history of Israel. I HIGHLY recommend.

Visited December 2012
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great for History buffs”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Easy to follow the story of Jerusalem, with lots of written information and graphics. The way the museum is set out in separate sections allows you to think and take a break, so that all the information doesn't become too overwhelming. Add to this mix the physical site to explore and this museum is a winner. Views from the tower are fantastic. Good coffee too. The temporary Design exhibition was fantastic - not sure when it finishes.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Goes back a long way!”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

End of October turned out to be a good time to visit - comfortable temperature, no crowds and calm atmosphere. Either way, best to go without being in a rush so that you can reflect on the thousands of years of history. Exhibition spaces are well and clearly laid out.

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Expanded museum”
Reviewed 31 October 2013

This museum is much larger than it used to be. Provides a lot of charts and tables to help the visitor understand the history of Jerusalem. When you go outside, you have stunning views of ancient walls, and beautiful views of Jerusalem.

Visited October 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good museum but less interesting light show”
Reviewed 30 October 2013

My husband and I recently visited the museum and attended the light show. We thought that the museum was worthwhile. However, we did not particularly enjoy the light show. While the graphics were designed to impress, we found the story to be rather uninteresting. My husband loves history but did not like the presentation. I know that other contributors to this forum disagree, but I wanted to share a different viewpoint. This was my observation. At the end of the show, two people clapped. Although the theatre was filled to capacity, nobody else joined the applause.

Visited September 2013
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