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Tower of David Museum

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Admission Ticket: Tower of David Museum
from US$12.50*
Admission Ticket: Tower of David Museum
from US$12.50*
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Located in the restored ancient Citadel of Jerusalem at the entrance to the Old City, the Tower of David Museum tells the full story of the city. The exhibitions take the visitor on a journey through 3000 years of history, using models, displays and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 9114001, Israel
+972 2-626-5333
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A neutral view on Jérusalem detached from religions and beliefs. A very nice and well done museum with a splendid view on old and new Jerusalem as well. Go here first before venturing yourself further.

Thank thhcfgjj88
Reviewed 4 days ago

Right next to the Tower of David there is the Kishle which served as a prison during the Ottomans and the British when they have controlled Israel/Palestine. 15 years ago during special dig for a children museum, some interesting archaeological findings were discovered: the suspected...More

Thank ערן פ
Reviewed 4 days ago

Built originally by the Crusaders, they included a moat as was common in European fortresses. However, there was never any water to go in it! this imposing fortress is near the Jaffe Gate and offers a different prospective to the city. The views are amazing...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting museum with a wonderful laser show at night. The old building is spectacular! The laser at night was set to interesting effects. A must see!

Thank Companion758368
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an add on to our tour and was well worth it. The Tower of David is Located within the old city and easily reached thru the Jaffa Gate.It is remarkably well preserved and if one makes it to the upper observation area you...More

Thank ronstagehand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum itself a very interesting and enlightening but the evening show is a must . It lasts 35 minutes with music and colors using the most up to date Audio, Video and Laser technology. Enjoy.

Thank Shim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Citadel, as this site is also known, is interesting on two dimensions. First as a fortress largely dating from the Mameluke period, it gives wonderful views over both Old and new Jerusalem, as well as containing important archaeological remains. Second as a museum containing...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tower of David is a magnificent building. It is located within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, near the Jaffa Gate. This place gives you different options to explore. You could buy a ticket just to have an overview of the Old...More

Thank Olga D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first of it's kind in the world it is a multi-sensory delight. Images are projected onto the walls of the Citadel courtyard in the beauty of the night, it will whisk you away with the story of Israel as told using breath-taking virtual reality...More

Thank Extraordinary799160
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tower of David is still standing regal and beautifully preserved. You can find it as you enter into Jaffa gate. Also there is a small fee to to go up to the wall and walk around to get a better view of old Jerusalem....More

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12 July 2018|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, see the other response but check with them or online. if changes occur.
Ellie R
31 December 2017|
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Response from P1798JVjayd | Reviewed this property |
Better to not take anything in to the evening performance as you exit through the back of the theater
4 March 2017|
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Response from O3940XNjohns | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The museum is on the main level and you can let the kids explore around the citadel while an adult is visiting the museum.