5 Best Museums in Tel Aviv – Holy Land VIP Tours

Before a visit to Israel, some people might wonder what are the 5 best museums in Tel Aviv to visit.

Tel Aviv, the second largest city in Israel, is a home to many museums and galleries.

The city offers a large range of museum varieties: from large, national institutions  to more specialist musemus.

Such as the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, to smaller, more specialist museums such as the Museum of the History of Tel Aviv-Yafo, the Bauhaus Museum, and the Reuven Rubin Museum.

There are also many great museums in the towns surrounding Tel Aviv.

The Design Museum in the city of Holon and the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art in Herzliya is only two examples of the many museums that surrounds the city.

Although its almost impossible to include all the best museums in a list of top five, we in Holy Land VIP Tours prepared you a list of what we believe to be the top 5 best museums.

  1.  Eretz Israel Museum

    We begin our Top 5 best museums in Tel Aviv list with this special museum.
    Give yourself at least half a day, if not a whole day, to visit this amazing historical and archaeological museum.
    The museum, opened in 1958, is divided into pavilions that house many collections.
    Those collections are dedicated to folklore, photography, ceramics, excavations, postal history and philately, glassware, coins and anthropological artifacts.
    There’s also a planetarium onsite and the Museum Shop is one of the best in the country for Israeli designer crafts, jewelry and Judaica.

  2. Tel Aviv Museum of Art

    We continue our list with the Museum of Art which features many works from Reuven Rubin to Yigal Tumarkin.
    The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, founded in 1932, is one of the country’s leading art and culture institution.
    which houses the best of Israeli art.
    The museum houses the best of the Israeli art and also boasts works by more than a dozen world masters.
    Those works include the works of Vincent Van Gogh, Amadeo Modigliani and Pablo Picasso — as well as displays of design and architecture.

  3. Independence Hall Museum

    We continue our list with a must-see location in Tel Aviv.
    This building tells the stories of the first days of the City of Tel-Aviv, Meir Dizengoff – the first Mayor of Tel-Aviv, and the famous ceremony which took place on May 14, 1948.
    During this ceremony David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, declared the establishment of the State of Israel.

  4. Olympic Experience Museum

    The Olympic Experience Museum puts the focus on sports and innovation.
    Visitors must join a group tour to get around the interactive and multimedia exhibits.
    Those exhibits presents the historical background, the Israeli experience and highlights of sporting achievements at the Olympic Games over the years.
    The museum offer tours in Hebrew and English.

  5. Beit Hatfutsot: The Museum of the Jewish People

    We finish our list for the best museums in Tel Aviv with a special place – Beit Hatfutsot.
    This fascinating museum, located within the campus of the Tel Aviv University, is dedicated to the history of the Jewish People.
    The museum chronicles Jewish life across the diaspora over thousands of years using interesting and creative displays.

Also notable museums we recommend are the Design Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art in the neighboring city of Holon.

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