The Old Yishuv Court Museum
depicts the period decor and aspects of daily
life in the Jewish
Quarter from the mid-19th
century to the end of the Ottoman rule
just after World
The Museum is housed in the remains of two former synagogues in
City – the
16th century HaAri Synagogue, named after the Kabbalist Rabbi
Isaac Luria, and the 19th century Or HaHayim Synagogue,
one of Jerusalem’s main Ashkenazi-style
synagogue from 1812 until Jerusalem was
captured by the Jordanians in 1948.
The museum is located on 6 Or Chaim Street, Jerusalem.
Hours of Admission are Sunday through Thursday, 9am-2pm
There is an entrance fee.
Phone number: 972-2-6284636