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The museum specializes in meeting your group’s needs – choose from the suggested list of themed tours to create your ultimate Bible Lands experience.
The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem tells the story of humanity through a unique collection of rare artefacts from the lands of the ancient Near East – the Bible Lands.
Ancient ceramics, exquisite hand-crafted jewelry, artworks from the distant past, sculptures of extraordinary beauty, frescoes, and other priceless treasures are displayed throughout the galleries and special exhibition spaces. Visitors are drawn into intimate encounters with the cultures that formed the foundations of the Western world – ancient Egypt, Babylon, Canaan, Assyria, Sumer, Persia, Greece and Rome.
This special exhibition displays the first documents in the form of original evidence, of the families that were exiled to Babylon following the destruction of the First Temple.
The dramatic world of ancient Greek mythology is revealed in this exhibition presenting rare and exquisite masterpieces of ancient Greek pottery dating back 4,000 years.
Come and discover the ancient cultures of Greece through these elaborately painted ceramics.
A glimpse into glorious Pompeian wall painting .An exquisite collection of Roman frescoes from the 1st century – on display by request only
Who invented writing? What does an ancient envelope look like? What did Egyptians like to drink? A fascinating taster tour of the Museum’s permanent collection offering unique insights into the great civilizations of the ancient Near East.
From early agriculture to Greek and Roman banquets, this quirky tour begins with basic human foodstuffs and explores how the importance of food took on diverse meanings in different cultures. The tour features an expert on Biblical culinary practices who reconstructs ancient recipes, and includes actual tastings!
A tour of three spectacular exhibits that illustrate the influence of Greek culture on Classical Rome. The exhibits are: Classical Pearls; Gods, Heroes and Mortals; and Dionysus: The Magic of Wine