The Herzl Museum is located
atop of Har
Herzl (Mount Herzl). Har Herzl is a military
cemetery and also the burial site of many
great Israeli leaders including Yitzhak
Rabin and Golda
Meir. Theodor Herzl's tomb is the center
of attraction on the Mountain.
The museum details the life
Herzl, and it describes the many contributions
he made to the Zionist cause.
An hour-long video creatively portrays the
motivations and visions of the Zionist leader.
Harsh anti-Semitic sentiments
in both Europe and the United States led
to Theodor Herzl's pursuit of an entirely
While the film and the museum
depict the greatness of the Israeli cause,
they do not pretend that Israel is the perfect
state. The film also notes the work that
needs to be done to fulfill the original
goals of Zionism.
The Herzl Tomb is located
on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.
Hours of Admission:
Sunday through Thursday,
8:30 am — 4:30 pm (first presentation
at 8:45, last presentation at 3:15)
Friday, 8:30 - 1:30 (first presentation at 8:45,
last presentation at 12:15)
Length of the visit to
the museum: About 75 minutes.
Languages available: Hebrew, English, Russian, French,
Spanish and German.
Educational activities: The Herzl Center offers a
variety of educational programs and tours. All programs
and tours must be arranged in advance.
Adults: 25 NIS per person
Children to age 6: Free when accompanied by an
Children from age 6/soldiers/students/senior citizens:
20 NIS per person
Youth and army groups (over 20 persons): 15 NIS
Adult groups (over 20 persons): 20 NIS per person
Visits to the museum must be arranged
in advance. Other visitors will be permitted
to enter on a space available basis. The
Museum is located at the entrance to Mt.
Herzl, Herzl Blvd., Jerusalem.
Bus lines to the Museum: 14, 18, 20, 27, 33, 13,
The Museum is wheelchair accessible.