Plan Your Visit

All you need to know
before you arrive


Opening Hours

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

Important information

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    Ticket Prices

    Adult – 44 NIS

    Yerushalmi Card Holder (Upon presentation of a valid card) – 32 NIS

    Senior Citizen (Upon presentation of a senior citizen ID) – 22 NIS

    Child – 22 NIS | Admission for children is Free on Wednesdays and Saturdays

    Student (Upon presentation of a valid student card) – 22 NIS

    Soldier / National Service (Upon presentation of valid ID) – Free 

    Licensed Tour Guide / Museum Member (on presentation of a valid card) – Free

    * Return visit within a month (With prior purchase of a full price ticket, presented at the entrance) – Free 

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    Address, Parking and Bus Routes

    21 Shmuel Stefan Wise Street, Museum Row, Jerusalem
    P.o Box 4670, Jerusalem 9104601

    Free parking in front of the museum entrance.

    Bus Routes: 7, 9, 14, 35, 66

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    Museum Gift Shop

    The Museum Gift Shop offers a wide variety of unique souvenirs, beautiful home décor items and attractive gifts for every occasion.

    There is a handpicked selection of works by local artists, Judaica, high holiday gifts, jewelry, children’s gifts and personal items. Entrance to the shop is free.

    Opening hours: Sun-Thurs, 9:30-17:00


    Phone: 02-5955333



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    Important Updates

    From 26.6 all museum visitors will still be required to wear masks.

    Tickets can be purchased at the museum entrance.
    It is recommended to order tickets in advance of your visit or any other museum activities.


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    The Bible Lands Museum aims at making all its spaces accessible to the disabled:

    • Parking spots for disabled people’s cars are specially marked in the parking lot shared by the BLMJ and the Israel Museum.
    • Discounts for the disabled on the entry tickets are available upon presentation of a relevant ID.
    • Disabled persons can be accompanied by a personal assistant without charge.
    • All the museum galleries are accessible for the disabled.
    • Wheelchairs can be borrowed for free for the duration of the museum visit at the entry desk.
    • Cloakroom is accessible at the entrance level.
    • Plastic chairs for the visitors’ use can be found near the staircase.
    • Elevators and wheelchair ramps provide access to the museum galleries.
    • Restrooms are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • Museum audioguide in Hebrew and English is available without charge.

    For further clarifications please contact the accessibility coordinator, Ariella Rones-Tsafrir: Phone: 025955307, or the response desk: 02-5611066;

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  • Daily Guided Tours
  • Self-guided family Activities
  • Museum Map

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.

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