Fodor's Expert Review L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art

West Jerusalem Museum/Gallery

The considerable and diverse artistic achievements of Islamic culture are 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 the 19th. 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.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

2 Hapalmach St.
Jerusalem, Jerusalem  9254202, Israel

02-566–1291

www.islamicart.co.il

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: NIS 40, Closed Sun.

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