The Israel Museum

Founded in 1965 in Jerusalem, the Israel Museum is the nation’s largest cultural institution. With nearly 500,000 objects, the Museum is home to an encyclopedic collection of works from around the world ranging from prehistory to the present day in everything from sculpture to fine art, Hebrew manuscripts to photography, and beyond. The Museum also features the world’s most extensive collection of Holy Land archaeology including the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical manuscripts in existence.

In partnership with the Google Art Project, anyone can enjoy the Museum’s vast collection online. With a few clicks, visitors can virtually tour the museum, examine art, and learn about artifacts. Click here to experience the museum.

"It’s a magical location, and a world class museum. There’s something interesting for everyone at every age, regardless of religion or ethnic background. Teddy’s dream has come true!"

Barbara Rothchild