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The Eretz Israel Museum Tel Aviv, is a multidisciplinary museum that focuses on the history and culture of Israel through comprehensive permanent and temporary exhibits in the diverse fields of archeology, ethnography, post and philately, folklore, Judaica, traditional crafts, and popular art, cultural history, and local identity.
The museum, which is one of the third largest in Israel, is spread over an area of some 20 acres, and comprises about 15 buildings and various installations. Hundreds of thousands of items are housed in the diverse museum collections, among them numerous and rare treasures.
In the center of the museum, adjacent to the buildings and exhibit spaces, stands Tell Qasile – an ancient archeological mound dating from the 12th century BCE. Additional ancient relics, such as mosaics, oil presses, an ancient wine press, flour mills, etc. can be found in the gardens surrounding the site.
In addition to the ten permanent exhibitions and ancient sites, the museum displays about 20 temporary exhibits every year, and also conducts symposiums, lectures and meetings with curators and scholars in various fields. The museum site also houses an innovative planetarium, halls of various sizes, lecture rooms and workshops, a cafeteria, and a gift shop.
Sunday-Wednesday: 10:00-16:00;Thursday: 10:00-20:00 (the ethnography and folklore display is open until 16:00);Friday and Saturday: 10:00-14:00
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Facilities For Handicapped
Entrance fee Adult 42 NIS Adult Tel Aviv Resident 38 NIS (upon presentation of ID) Student/Soldier 28 NIS (upon presentation of ID) Child under 18 free Child under 13 must be accompanied by an adult