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Getting to the Museum

The Friends of Zion museum is conveniently located at the very heart of Jerusalem’s city Centre. Just 5 minutes away from the old city walls and Mamilla Mall.

There are also car parks around if you prefer driving to the city centre.

Jerusalem By Rail

The light rail lines are located close by at Jaffa Rd. (Yafo), just a few minutes away.

The closest stop as at central Jaffa Rd. (Yafo Merkaz).
Simply walk down the “Nahalat Shivaa” pedestrian promenade and take a left to 20 Yosef Rivlin St.

For timetables and rail routes of the Jerusalem light rail

Jerusalem By Bus

King George – Ben Yehuda Bus Station:

Egged Line routes: 7, 13, 17A, 19, 22, 32, 34, 38, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 78

Check the Kav Hotline for information on public transportation (7:00 am – 11:00 pm)

Phone: *8787 or sms to 8787

For visitors arriving from outside of Jerusalem, regular buses run across the big cities.

To the Egged Bus website

For Egged Customer Service and Information call: *2800

For useful information planning your bus trip in Israel click here

Currency and exchange

The Bank of Israel website offers representative exchange rates.

Check here for the official currency exchange rates.


Weather in Israel is relatively moderate. However, you can expect some very hot days of 35c in midsummer and even some snow in Jerusalem’s coldest days in winter.

Be prepared, check here for weather forecast on the time of your arrival.

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