Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

4.5
#3 of 275 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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  • We spent a whole morning here and enjoyed reading about the different periods of history and viewing the great displays. We started with the free guided tour and then wandered around on our own after....  more »
  • a spectacular show of the history of Jerusalem displayed on the ancient walls of the city, don't miss it!  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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