Celebrate Independence Day 2021 at the Israel Museum
Pay as you wish at the entrance and enjoy a rich program of exhibitions, special activities, and guided tours!
This year on Independence day you may choose how much you want to pay at the entrance and enjoy all the good things the Museum has to offer, including temporary and permanent exhibitions, the art garden, and special activities for the whole family!
Tickets must be purchased in advance on the website
Guided Tours (in Hebrew)
- Let’s Go Trekking! Explore the Israeli landscape on view in the Israeli Art galleries
- The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Founding of the State: How Are They Related? In the Shrine of the Book
Cultural Pioneers aboard the Ruslan: Activities in the Exhibition
Make a fascinating historical journey in this exhibition about the SS Ruslan, which brought more than 600 pioneers from Odessa to Jaffa in 1919, among them notable figures who would make vital contributions to Israel’s culture and society. An activity booklet full of information, games, and riddles will help you make the most of the exhibition!
Teddy’s Code: Activity Kit for the Whole Family
Independence Day Air Show in the Art Garden
Looking for the perfect spot from which to watch the traditional Independence Day flyby? Make yourselves comfortable in the garden’s beautiful space and enjoy the aerobatics as the planes fly over the Museum!
Children’s Art Exhibition
Time Tunnel – A Film for Children in the Shrine of the Book
Animated film about the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Every half hour in the Shrine of the Book Auditorium | No extra charge
On Independence Day takeaway stands will be available to visitors. Food and drinks can only be consumed outdoors.
The Double Dolls exhibition and the Youth Wing Library are closed on Independence Day.