Information & Facts
Ruppin Boulevard, near Parliament
NIS 48 (Adults), NIS 36 (Students), NIS 24 (Children
aged 5 to 17). Concessions are available. Price of ticket includes
audio guide. Volunteer guides conduct tours in English, Hebrew,
French and Spanish (free with admission to the museum)
Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages of Israel.
Most of the population also speak English.
The Israeli Shekel (ILS) is divided into 100 agorot (singular is
agora). Money can be changed in the small exchange bureaux found on
most main streets, or at banks and hotels. ATMs are prevalent
throughout the country and linked to American systems. Most banks
are open Sunday through to Friday until noon, and are open again
from 4pm till 6pm on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Major credit
cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques, though
commission on these is high.
Open from Sunday to Thursday, and on Saturdays and
holidays, from 10am to 5pm; on Tuesdays from 4pm to 9pm (in August
from 10am to 9pm); and on Fridays and holiday eves from 10am to