The Old Yishuv Court Museum

The Old Yishuv Court Museum displays original artifacts and exhibits that take visitors back in time.

At The Old Yishuv Court Museum, you can experience what life was like in Old Jerusalem, from the Ottoman Turkish period (1517) to the surrender of the Jewish Quarter to the Arab Legion in May 1948. Marriage and childbirth, arts and craftsmanship, recycling of water and other materials, childrens’ games, and herbal remedies. In one room of the museum is the Holy Ari’s birthplace, represented today as a Sephardi synagogue.

The Museum is located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.For the past 500 years, this building has served the Jewish Community of the Old City of Jerusalem. Temporary and permanent exhibits are on display in the museum. In addition, it offers tours, lectures, workshops and special programs.

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Phone: 02-6276319

Address: The Old Yishuv Court Museum

6 Or Hachaim st, P.O Box 1604,

Jerusalem, 91016

Opening Hours:


Sun to Thu, 10:00 – 17:00

Fri, 10:00 – 13:00


Private tours, additional languages and groups by advance reservation.


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