Museums, Art and Cultural Centers

Noga Quarter / Gesher Theater

Home to the acclaimed Gesher Theater, design studios, trendy shops and cafes—many of which are tucked among beautifully restored Ottoman-era buildings—Noga Quarter is one of the city’s most alluring little neighborhoods.

Nalaga-at Center

Meaning “Do Touch” in Hebrew, Nalaga’at is a cultural and entertainment center that presents plays by a theater troupe comprising 11 deaf-blind actors. The performances, which aim to convey what life is like in darkness or silence, are narrated in Hebrew, with sign language interpretation and subtitles in English and Arabic. The center’s cafe and …

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Ilana Goor Museum

Located in the heart of the old city, this museum overlooking the Mediterranean presents sculpture and other designs by the artist, along with pieces from her private collection. There are several chambers within the site, devoted to Africa and Persian rugs, among other varied subjects. The 250-year-old building housing the museum—with its massive walls and …

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Visitors’ Centre

Situated in Kedumim Square (or beneath it, to be more accurate), the Old Yafo visitors’ center is actually a museum and archaeological site highlighting the area’s rich history. The subterranean center is built around partially excavated ruins dating from the 3rd century B.C.E. It offers visitors an English-language film on ancient Yafo and a free …

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Suzanne Dellal Centre

Established in 1989, this cultural venue serves as the centerpiece of the Neve Tzedek neighborhood. Suzanne Dellal offers an array of modern and experimental productions, and is home to some top Israeli dance troupes, including the Batsheva Dance Company and the Inbal Dance Theater. The center’s beautifully restored old buildings and picturesque piazza are one …

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Etzel Museum

Located in Charles Clore Park, the museum traces the underground force’s activities and commemorates those who fell during the time leading up to Israel’s independence in 1948 Location: South end of Herbert Samuel Promenade

Lehi Museum

This museum highlights the Jewish underground fighters’ story during the British Mandate up to the establishment of Israel, paying special attention to the group’s leader, Avraham Stern.

Collection House Museum

This small museum explains the history of the Israeli army (Israel Defense Forces) from 1948 until the present, using maps, photographs, documents, weapons and more.

Rokach House

Located in a building dating back to 1887, the museum is named after Shimon Rokach, a prominent Jewish public servant who helped found Neve Tzedek. Today the site operates as a museum highlighting the work of Rokach’s granddaughter, the noted artist and sculptor Lea Majaro-Mintz. The museum hosts various cultural events and offers a video …

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Nachum Gutman Museum

The Nachum Gutman Museum is housed in one of Neve Tzedek’s most historic buildings dating back to 1887. The museum showcases works by the celebrated Israeli artist and children’s author. The diverse collection includes Gutman’s paintings in oil, watercolor and gouache, along with hundreds of his drawings and illustrations. The museum also hosts changing temporary …

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