Visitors' Information and Services

Museum Information
Please feel free to contact Museum Information with any questions.
02 670-8811
info@imj.org.il

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Discount tickets
The following people are eligible for discounted tickets: Children and youth, students, seniors, disabled visitors, IDF soldiers and National Service (upon presentation of suitable ID), repeat visits within three months, holders of Leumi cards, and Jerusalem resident card holders.

Please note that discount tickets are available only at the box office and not online.

מלתחה
Cloakroom and folding chairs
A cloakroom and folding chairs are available at the end of the Route of Passage, next to the elevators. Please inquire at the Information Desk. 

נגישות לנכים
Wheelchairs and disabled access
Wheelchairs are available in the Entrance Pavilion. Please inquire at the Information Desk for details. Much of the Israel Museum is wheelchair-accessible, and an ongoing renovation program continues to improve access for the disabled. Wheelchair-accessible places include the entrance pavilion, the Shrine of the Book, and the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period.
Download the PDF accessibility map of the campus.
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Parking available for Museum visitors. Limited number of parking spaces. Museum visitors are requested to retain entrance tickets, or receipts from Museum stores or restaurants for presentation at the exit booth of the parking lot.

חניה לאפניים
Bicycle parking
Available in the entrance plaza of the Museum

מדריך קולי
Audio guides
Audio guides for some permanent exhibitions in selected languages are included in the Museum entrance fee and are available at the Entrance Pavilion. The exhibitions include: The Shrine of the Book, the Second Temple Model and the Art Garden.
Audio guides are also appropriate for hearing impaired visitors.


Long-barreled firearms are not permitted in the Museum.


The use of cellular phones in the galleries of the Museum is not permitted.


Lockers
Large bags are not permitted in the Museum. Lockers are available in the Entrance Pavilion for your convenience. Please inquire at the Information Desk for details.


Taxis
The Moniot Rehavia cab company provides service and there is a taxi stand near the Museum's Entrance Pavilion. To summon a cab, please call Moniot Rehavia at 02 622-2444 or 02 625-4444. In accordance with law, fees within the city are determined by meter. Watch the site for pending information regarding intercity fees and service.

אבידות ומציאות
Lost and Found
Please call the security department, Sun – Thurs 8 am - 3 pm: Tel. 02 670-8839 (closed on Fri, Sat, and holiday eves. Please leave a message). Or, please approach the closest security guard.

חנויות המוזיאון
Museum Shop and Café
Both the Museum Shop and the Mansfeld Café in the Entrance Pavilion are directly accessible from the street and do not require an entrance fee to the Museum. The Museum's shop and café are open during its regular hours, and also Tues from 10 am. 
Store telephone 02 670-8883

shop@imj.org.il

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Restaurant and Cafés

Modern, the Museum's kosher meat restaurant, is designed in an early modernist style. It offers contemporary Jerusalem cuisine and a rich collection of quality wines. Adjoining a plaza and overlooking the Valley of the Cross, this restaurant specializes in hosting private and business events.
Modern is kosher meat, under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem. Dining in the restaurant does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.
Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all.
Open: Sun, Mon, Wed,Thurs from 11:30 am - 5 pm, Tues 11:30 am - 11 pm, Fri 10 am - 2 pm
For inquiries: 02 648-0862.
To arrange events: 054-778-8558; 054-304-0279; events@modern.co.il 
See Modern's website »


Mansfeld, the Museum's dairy cafés, are named after Al Mansfeld, the first architect of the Israel Museum and winner of the Israel Prize for Architecture for his design of the Museum. The café's rich menu includes home-baked goods, cakes, sandwiches, salads and hot dishes. The café is suitable for hosting private events.
Mansfeld is kosher dairy under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem.
Dining in the café does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.
Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all.
Open: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 8 am - 5 pm | Tues 8 am - 9 pm | Fri 8 am - 2 pm.
For inquiries: 02 563-6280; Fax: 02 561-8399; cafe@mansfeld.co.il
To arrange events: 054-884-7133 or 050-997-8800
See Mansfeld's website »


Chic Café is a dairy café located at the entrance to the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Model. The menu includes fine coffee and cold drinks, sandwiches, salads (soups in the winter), cakes, ice cream and snacks.
Dining in the café does not require purchase of an admissions ticket to the Museum. Museum members and Friends of the Israel Museum are entitled to a 10% discount.
Parking is free and the restaurant is accessible to all.
Open Sun Mon Wed Thurs 8 am - 5 pm; Tues 8 am - 6 pm; Fri 8 am - 2 pm, Sat 8 am - 5 pm
Cafe Tel: 02 633-2555, yossi.stark@gmail.com


Anna Italian Café
Ticho House
10 HaRav Agan Street
Sun – Thurs 1 pm – 11pm
Fri 12 pm – 3pm
Kosher dairy, Jerusalem Rabbinate
Tel: 02 543-4144
host@annarest.co.il



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