The museum was opened in
1974 and was founded by Vera Brice Salomons.
Inside the museum one can find rare works
of art ranging from the seventh century CE to
modern Muslim artists. Artworks represent
the extent of
the vast Muslim
Empire. The collection includes works
from the Arab countries to Spain, India and China.
The Museum for Islamic Art is also dedicated
to research and many scholars who travel
to the museum are interested in peaceful
relations between Jews and Muslims.
The Museum for Islamic Art is located on 2 Hapalmach Street, Jerusalem
Hours of Admission: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10am-3pm; Tuesday,
10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-2pm
Phone number: 972-2-5661291