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Jerusalem Sights

L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art

  • 2 Hapalmach St. Map It
  • Hapalmach
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/06/2015

Fodor's Review

The considerable and diverse artistic achievements of Islamic culture is what this small museum is all about. Its rich collections—ceramics, glass, carpets, fabrics, jewelry, metalwork, and painting—reflect a creativity that spanned half a hemisphere, from Spain to India, and from the 7th century to modern times. Unconnected to the main theme is a unique and stunning collection of rare (some priceless) antique European clocks and watches, the pride of the founder's family: this alone is worth the visit.

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2 Hapalmach St., Jerusalem, 9254202, Israel

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Sight Details:

  • NIS 40
  • Sun., Mon., Wed. 10–3; Tues., Thurs. 10–7; Fri. and Jewish holiday eves 10–2; Sat. and Jewish holidays 10–4

Updated 01/06/2015


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