General Information | Beit Hatfutsot

Museum Hours during August

Sunday-Wednesday: 9am7:30pm

Thursday: 9am-10pm

Friday: 9am-2pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm


Genealogical and Archival Databases

The open database website is always available for search and inquiries, from anywhere at anytime at

If you prefer to use them while visiting the museum, our study area is located at the lobby, during these opening hours:

Sunday-Thursday: 10am-4pm; Friday: 9am-1pm (*Please note: system problems may occur due to applying a new platform. We are doing our best to fix them quickly. Thank you for your patience.)


Please note: visitors are kindly requested to exit the museum at closing time


Special Note

Irregular Closing Days:

The Museum will be CLOSED on

  • Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Sunday, December 23, 2018

Irregularities during holidays

  • September 9, 2018 – closed (Rosh Hashana eve)
  • September 10, 2018 – closed (Rosh Hashana a)
  • September 11, 2018 – open 10am-3pm (Rosh Hashana b)
  • September 18, 2018 – closed (Yom Kippur eve)
  • September 19, 2018 – closed (Yom Kippur)
  • September 23, 2018 – closed (Sukkot eve)
  • September 24, 2018 – closed (Sukkot)
  • September 30, 2018 – open 10am-3pm (Sukkot, 8th Day eve)
  • October 1, 2018 – open 10am-3pm (Sukkot, 8th Day)

Getting here and Parking

The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot is located on the campus of Tel-Aviv University, Klausner Street, in Ramat Aviv.
Entrance through Matatia Gate 2.

Beit Hatfutsot is easily accessible from the Ayalon Highway.
Paid parking:


  • Museums Parking lot, Klauzner St., across from Gate 2

*On Saturdays/holidays, parking is only allowed on Klauzner st. outside campus;  entering Beit Hatfutsot via gate no. 2 only.


Beit Hatfutsot is located on the campus of Tel-Aviv University, Klausner Street, in Ramat Aviv. Entrance through Matatia Gate 2.

Map for museum visitors:



Public Transportation

By bus:

  • Egged: 274, 271, 222, 572, 270
  • Dan: 7, 25, 289, 45
  • Kavim: 94, 137

By train:

  • The closest railway station to the Museum is “Tel-Aviv University”
  • Connections via Dan bus lines 7, 45

Admission (NIS)

Regular:                                             49 NIS

“Olim”, Soldiers:                             24 NIS

Special Exceptions:

  • Children under 5 year old – free entrance
  • Soldiers in uniform – free entrance (please show i.d.)
  • Groups, agents, guided groups – please call us in advance: 03-7457808


Aroma40x40EN The Aroma Cafe is open on the entrance floor. The Arome Cafe is kosher, certified by the Chief Rabbinate and is closed on Saturdays.

Our Mailing Address:

The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot
P.O.B. 39359 Tel Aviv
6139202 Israel

Tel: 972-3-7457808
Fax: 972-3-7457811


The exhibitions, auditoriums, cafeteria and lobby are all wheelchair accessible. Read more about it and view accessiblity maps