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.The Bible Lands Museum Is Open Again to the Public, with Special Exhibitions, Guided Tours and Exciting Lectures! 

Visits and tickets for the museum activities are available by advance registration only, and in accordance with the “purple tag” guidelines.

For more information visit the museum website: www.blmj.org or contact us by phone: 02-5611066

Opening hours: Sun-Tue 9:30-17:00 | Wed 9:30-20:00 | Thu-Sat Closed

Bible Lands Museum, Shmuel Stephen Wise Str. 21, Jerusalem. Free parking is available in the museum's parking lot.


Following the new directives by the Government of Israel for reopening cultural institutions, starting on Tuesday, February 23rd 2021, and until further notice, the museum will reopen for visits within a set time frame and with advance registration. Additionally, guided tours in the museum will be offered without additional charge to the museum entrance fee.
Free entrance for children on Wednesdays – starting from 15:30pm.


This is an opportunity to visit our special exhibition, “Yemen: From Sheba to Jerusalem,” that had opened only shortly before the coronavirus outbreak, and enjoy an enchanting visit to one of the most remote Bible lands. The exhibition presents the culture of ancient South Arabia (Yemen) – the source of the precious resins of frankincense and myrrh that reached the Land of Israel and the neighboring lands via the famous incense route. The rich and fascinating culture of Ancient South Arabia gave rise to the biblical story about the Queen of Sheba.


Guided tours in the museum and the exhibition will be held on the following days and times, in Hebrew and available by pre-registration only: Sun-Wed: 11:00, another tour by Wed: 17:00.

Guided tours for private groups or in additional languages can be arranged by pre-registration: 02-5955305


Museum visits without a guided tour are available on: Sun-Wed 9:30-11:00, 11:00-12:30, 12:30-14:00, 14:00-15:30, 15:30-17:00; Wed: 17:00-18:30, 18:30-20:00 


Our Wednesday lecture series continues with a variety of fascinating talks on topics of archaeology, history, anthropology and the Bible, by leading museum professionals and renown scholars. Each lecture lasts about an hour and is held on Zoom. Free.

When: Wednesdays at 18:00

For details and registration: https://bit.ly/2EUiSza



* All programs are subject to change; updates will be available on our website and Facebook page.

A visit at the museum is limited to a specific time frame, in accordance with the Purple Tag guidelines: wearing a mask, having your temperature measured at the entrance, and social distancing.