Kindly note:

The Museum Quest - Summer Activities


  • Kindly note, that the museum store is closed for renovations July 21 – July 28

  • On Sunday, September 1, 2019, the museum will be closed

  • Kindly note changes in the lobby area and museum entrance – CLICK HERE
  • The exhibition Capturing History: The Photography of Chim will be closed on the following days: July 23; July 30; July 31
  • The Core Exhibition is closed for renovation. All other exhibitions and activities continue as usual. The new Core Exhibition will open in 2020

Museum Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 10am-5pm

Thursday: 10am-10pm

Friday: 9am-2pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Guided tours in English:

  • Thursdays at 2pm

Guided tours in Hebrew:

  • Tuesdays – 11am, 2pm
  • Thursdays – 11am
  • Fridays – 11am

Duration: 1 hour

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 in floor -1, 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

Museum shop: Sun-Thur 10am-5pm | Fri 10am-1pm. Shop online




Special Notes


Special Notes:

Irregular Closing Days:

The Museum will be CLOSED on

  • September 1, 2019
  • October 24, 2019
  • November 3, 2019
  • December 15, 2019

Getting here and Parking

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.

Public Transportation

By bus:

  • Egged: 274, 271, 222, 572, 270
  • Dan: 7, 25, 289, 45
  • Kavim: 36, 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:

  • Free audio guide included – please ask for it upon your arrival
  • 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:

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