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Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

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Step back in time as you explore Bible Lands Museum, a museum that displays archaeological findings from a variety of civilizations, connected by an overarching biblical theme. Established in 1992, the museum exhibits artifacts and information about the Near East culture and history, from prehistoric times to the rise of Christianity. Admire antique art, weapons, and documents belonging to Phoenicians, Arameans, Egyptians, Persians, and other ancient cultures that appear in the bible. Using our custom trip planner, Jerusalem attractions like Bible Lands Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I spent 4.5 hours at the BLMJ (and I have see every single artefact and model; read every single table and description; listened to every single recording on my audio guide), but I think you can see i...  more »
  • It is a very nice museum, lots of well preserved items presented. Presents many sides of view whether Christian of Jewish.  more »
  • This museum is across the road from the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, so the best thing is to make a day of it and visit both of them. The Bible Lands Museum shows interesting archeological items (Egypt...  more »
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  • Must see the exhibit about David and Goliath. I recommend doing it with one of the guides. It's fascinating. The permanent exhibition is excellent as well. You can download an app and use your phone for explanations throughout the museum.
  • Free audio guidance, quantity and quality of exivision, reasonable price for students, deposition of luggage,and clean bath room.
  • Rich with exhibits and tells the great story of the middle east and Israel from ancient times to the bible time
  • I visited a new exhibition: Between David and Goliath. A sophisticated exhibition. Proves the existence of David dynasty in Jehuda region 3000 years ago
  • Excellent chronological presentation of carefully selected artefacts from all biblical regions with clear charts and explanations. 3h30 visit is a minimum...