Agnon House is filled with permanent exhibitions on Agnon's life.
Agnon, born in 1888 in the Ukraine, is one of the most famous Israeli
authors. He is well known for his novel, Temol Shilshom, and for his
collection of short stories, Sefer Hamaasim. His literature addresses
the uncertainty of the survival of the State
of Israel. In 1966, Agnon
won the Nobel
Prize for Literature. Even today, Agnon's works continue
to have a major impact not only on Israeli society but on international
society as well.
Displayed in his house are films about his life, collections of his
works, and his original library.
The Shai Agnon Museum is located at 16 Klauzner Street, Jerusalem
Hours of Admission: Sunday through Thursday, 9am-1pm
There is an entrance fee of 15 Shekels
Phone number: 972-2-6716498