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Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

(4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The Museum has artifacts from Ancient Near East civilizations from the dawn of civilization (stone age) to the early Christian eras. The collection is mostly in good condition so it's easy to relate t...  more »
  • A well thought out presentation of the ancient history and archeology of teh bible lands. WE also attended a very good lecture series there  more »
  • Really enjoyed the in depth info about excavations and ancient life. You do need to enjoy that kind of thing though. Gift shop really great  more »
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  • Small but fascinating museum. Of limited interest to young kids, but a great and compact learning experience for curious adults.
  • Oi was. There and highly rexcomented by archeologist to picture objects used bus no 7 or 9 goes. To. Elias street left perle down stairs. Post office. Agrripas street off yaffa Tamaras office meet 4 pm at chocolate shoppe. Off bialik street 68 bus off levi eshcol straight to jabo tnisky. Upstairs from dentist office behind a clothing store used
  • One of the best museums I ever visited. It is not big,but enough. A lot of exhibits from countries mentioned in the Bible.They have guided tours (info available on their website). The NEW gallery "On the rivers of Babilon" which shows Jewish clay tablets first time ever is breathtaking. It is included in the tour. The museum will be of interest to those who enjoys history.
  • Really nice museum with a simple theme - take you through all the lands of the bible in chronological order in an attempt to understand the world where the bible takes place.
  • Great exhibitions incredibly rare findings. A must visit museum