The Tower of David, Museum of the History of Jerusalem

The Tower of David, Museum of the History of Jerusalem, is a modern and innovative museum that offers a comprehensive introduction to Jerusalem’s fascinating and complex 3000-year history.

Tower of David Museum Jerusalem - courtyard
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The Tower of David, Museum of the History of Jerusalem, located in the magnificently restored ancient citadel that guards the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City, is a modern and innovative museum that offers a comprehensive introduction to Jerusalem’s fascinating and complex 3000-year history.

The visitor crosses the drawbridge and enters the cavernous halls, turreted fortifications and picturesque courtyard for a fascinating tour of the rich history of the city that tells the dramatic events that give Jerusalem its unique place in world civilization.

Jerusalem is rediscovered through the Museum’s fascinating and panoramic exhibit; through exciting and groundbreaking special exhibitions and events; through an array of unique educational programs for children and adults; and through specifically designed innovative learning experiences for diverse populations.