The Montefiore Museum is
actually inside the famous windmill in Jerusalem erected by Sir
Moses Montefiore, a philanthropist from England.
The windmill was actually never used because
it was built in a place that lacked sufficient
Montefiore's project was to beautify and modernize the city of Yemin
Moshe. He was able to turn an indigenous village into one of the most
stunning sceneries in Jerusalem. The city itself is also very upscale.
The museum is known more for its sensational scenery than for its information.
Still, the Montefiore Museum contains many photographs and documents
that contribute to the history of Israel and the Montefiore family.
The museum is located between David Street and Mount Zion.
Hours of Admission: Sunday through Thursday, 9am-4pm; Friday, 9am-1pm
Admission is free.