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Museums in Jerusalem: Islamic Museum of the Temple Mount

The Islamic Museum summarizes the history of the Muslim people. The museum is located near the entrance to the Western Wall, and is near both the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. The museum shows the history of Islam both as a religion, and as an empire. In fact, the Islamic Museum used to be a mosque itself and was then turned into a place to educate visitors about Islam.

Rare artifacts are kept in the museum including ancient texts from the Koran, pottery, and a variety of unique swords and daggers.

Entrance into the museum is purchased with a combination ticket for the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. Both of the mosques and the museum may only be reached through one gate that is reserved for tourists.

Source: Frommer's Israel