After several trips to Israel, I finally made it to the Islamic Museum. I came to see the exhibit of Iranian Poster Art (which was amazing), but I ended up loving the "story of Islam" exhibit. This is the largest Islamic Museum outside of an Islamic country, and I found it fascinating.
The museum is beautiful, it is a small place with 3 floors, each with a number of items exposed with a lot of taste, The Sir David Salomons Collection of Watches and Clocks is a treat for the eyes. The feeling is good and the visit does not require a full day, you could organize it for a day in... 更多
This museum is on a residential street. It is best to have a guide show you through the museum to appreciate their collection. It beautifully depicts the history of Islamic art and culture. The most popular item is the clock and watch exhibit. In 1983, many of the watches were stolen, including the infamous Marie Antoinette watch, which took 20... 更多
Museum of the History of the development of a very special artistic currents in Islam. The difference between the branches. And where they established empires, The architectural style to any kingdom. Crafts of everyday uses. And the cherry on the cake: An amazing collection of antique clocks, the most Magnificent to see in every museum in the world
This is an excellent museum that many tourists tend to miss. It specializes in Islamic history and art, but it also has what could be the best collection of clocks and watches in the world. It is also situated in a very impressive building. It should not be missed.
The museum is located in a residential neighborhood (Kiryat Shmu'el), close to the Jerusalem Theatre and the President's Residence. Although small in size, the museum has a surprising wealth and diversity of exhibits. The main hall is dedicated to Islamic art of the past, and contains some beautiful and rare pieces. The second main space is dedicated to temporary exhibitions,... 更多
. I especially enjoy the clock and watch gallery Most Israeli's don;t know it exists and it is a world class collection including the $30 million dollar "Queen" by Breguet
We went to the museum based on a recommendation from a friend and were amazed how it is possible to have such a fantastic exhibition all to yourself. The Islamic art is absolutely gorgeous and the exhibition is full of helpful information for people who are not familiar with Islam or its art. But the absolute highlight is the watch... 更多