The artifacts are displayed in illuminated showcases over nine theatrical scenes that focus on three main themes of the Masada story: Herod, the Rebels, and the Roman Army.…
Museums in Israel
Treasures in the Walls Museum is depicts life in Akko and the Galilee during the 19th and early 20th centuries through items people used in their daily lives.
The museum is located inside the 200 year old northeastern walls of Old Acre and is a tribute to the life in the city.
It was built as a military base for the Ottoman soldiers guarding the canon positions and the city after Napoleon attempted to conquer the city in 1779.
Today, it is used to preserve the city’s fascinating historical heritage and restore authentic sights from the past.…
The Underground Prisoners Museum in Akko tells the story of the prison from the perspective of the Haganah, the Irgun, and the Lehi prisoners.
It describing the cause of their imprisonment, their way of life in prison, the story of the Acre prison break and the story of 12 members of the pre-state Jewish underground who were hanged.
Steinhardt Museum of Natural History is the home of the natural history collections of Tel Aviv University of five and a half million items.
The universities Zoological Museum, National Herbarium, National Anthropological Collections, and Collections of Biological Archeology have joined together to establish the museums collection.
The collections document the flora and fauna of Israel and the Middle East for thousands of years, as well as human development and the history of humankind.…
Joseph Bau House Museum is an authentic artist workshop in Tel Aviv where Joseph Bau worked for 40 years and is now a museum.
Rebecca and Joseph Bau are the original couple whose wedding is shown in the movie “Schindler’s List.”
After surviving the Plaszow concentration camp, Bau immigrated to Israel in 1950 with a dream to make animated movies in the Holy Land.…
The Worldwide North Africa Jewish Heritage Center is museum of the Mughrabi neighborhood in Jerusalem and its North African residents.
The Heritage Center is the only cultural and heritage center in Israel dedicated to North African Jewry.
It is located on King David Street in the Mahaneh Yisrael neighborhood which was established in 1865.…
The Alexander Museum of Postal History & Philately tells the postal history of the Land of Israel within the context of historical, social, and political changes in the region.
The Museum opened its doors on May 19, 1998, as part of Israel’s Jubilee Celebrations.
The Aden Jewish Heritage Museum in Tel Aviv commemorates a unique story of Jews in Aden who’s history goes back as the second or third century.
Aden, located at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula of what is now modern-day Yemen, had a Jewish culture that was distinct, with its own way of life and unique customs.
Letters discovered in the Cairo Geniza attest to a Jewish community in Aden as far back as the eleventh century.…
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art was Israel’s first art museum which has a prominent collection of both Israeli and international art.
The Museum holds the world’s largest collection of Israeli art, is internationally acclaimed, and is in the top hundred most-visited museums in the world.
It also holds extensive collections of modern and contemporary art, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, and collection of European art from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.…