Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

4.5
#3 of 255 in Museums in Israel
Located within an ancient citadel, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem displays 4,000 years of Jerusalem's history. The museum inhabits several rooms in the ancient fortification dating back to the Hasmonean dynasty that were rebuilt and expanded over millennia. Move through the rooms successively, as they exhibit Jerusalem as it changed chronologically through different time periods and empires' reigns. Climb the tower's ramparts for views over the citadel and the Old City. At night you can attend the sound and light show that illuminates the walls in the courtyard outside. By using our Jerusalem trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and other attractions in Jerusalem.
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  • The audio tour, available to rent at the ticket counter, is very good, gives a lot of extra detail to the exhibits. The Citadel is very impressive and the tour ties it in with the various stages of...  more »
  • We saw the light show one night and visited the museum a couple of days later. The light show was a beautiful poetic evocation of the history of King David and was both informative and touching. The.....  more »
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  • The Tower of David gives its visitors a great sense of history during the Ottoman Empire. You can walk around the walls outside. Inside you can view a pictorial history of the era.
  • We were to the night spectacular show and it was very well organized. We were with our daughters, 10 and 5 years old, and they were hypnotized by the show. Very recommended.
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