Summer Roost

With our new exhibition “Early Birds: Soaring with the Ancients”
swooping in soon, you are all invited to our Summer Roost for a flock of fun, creative and high flying
activities in partnership with
KKL – the Jewish National Fund

Between 28-31.8.21 Children enter free to the museum!

Exhibition Information

Opening Hours

  • Sun-Tue., Thu.
  • Wed.
  • Sat.
  • Fri.

Now on


  • Guided Tours in the new exhibition
  • Self-guided family Activities
  • Museum Map

Winged tours | From 8 August
Public walking tours (for adults) of the permanent galleries and the special exhibition “Early Birds: Soaring with the Ancients”.
Sundays – Thursdays at 11:00.
On Wednesdays an additional tour is held at 18:00
on Saturdays at 11:30
Program in Hebrew
Included in the entrance fee.

Guided tour in the museum activity garden
Every day on Sun.-Thu., at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00, a guided tour will take place in the exhibition “Early Birds” and in the museum activity garden.
The tour will start at the museum entrance, and will include a general presentation of the exhibition followed by an explanation of the garden activities; each family will be guided to the activity suitable for it.

Gallery talk with curator Yigal Bloch in the new Exhibition “Early Birds: Soaring with the Ancients”
Wed | 25.8 | at 18:00 | Included in Museum entrance | Program in English

Families are invited to enjoy an array of individual activities during the museum opening hours:

  • The Mummy: A Journey into Eternity: Individualized activity kit for an adventure following the wonderful culture of Ancient Egypt. Price: 15 NIS
  • The Exploits of Shamshi: An interactive and experiential workbook of creative assignments on the rituals and customs of ancient civilizations. (The workbook for ages 4-6 includes stickers, the workbook for ages 7-12 includes comics). 10/25 NIS
  • FUN2C: Ancient Egypt comes to life using AR/VR technology*.
    Included in the entrance fee.

*Due to the coronavirus limitations, the application is available for use without the 3D glasses.


Activities Suitable for Shabbat Observant Families:

  • Active Museum: Surprise stations for individual and experiential activities in the museum galleries.
    Included in the entrance fee.
  • Lost in the Museum: With the help of a special kit full of clues and surprises you will search for sparkling jewelry, hunting and musical instruments lost in a palace. You will decipher ancient spells, as well as mysterious papyrus, and will evade a demon’s trap on the way to a lost treasure. Cost of a family kit: 25 NIS

Contact Us

    Opening Hours

    • Sun-Tue., Thu. 10:00-17:00
    • Wed. 10:00-21:00
    • Sat. 10:00-14:00
    • Fri. closed





    21 Shmuel Stefan Wise, Jerusalem