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A Tour Fit For The King's Table
A Tour Fit For The King's Table

Tue, Jul 25

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The Israel Museum

A Tour Fit For The King's Table

Join me in the Israel Museum for a feast of the imagination. Learn about Ancient Near Easters feasting, nuances of political feasts and royal banquets, and connections to Tanach and the stories of destruction and redemption. This tour includes a temporary exhibition that ends in December 2023.

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Time & Location

Jul 25, 2023, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The Israel Museum, Derech Ruppin 11, Jerusalem, Israel

About the Event

Join me on this new and exclusive summer tour, a feast of the imagination.

The Ancient Near Eastern feast gets special attention in a new exhibition called The Feast. Using this exhibition, we will explore the connections between royal banquets and feasts in history, in Tanach, and connect them to stories of destruction and redemption that connect to the First and Second Temple periods and Israeli politics. This tour is brand new, full of surprises and cool exhibitions, and will be running frequently until the exhibition closes at the end of December 2023.

To avoid confusion about timing, location and pricing, please read carefully all of the information below. This will benefit you and probably answer most common questions without the need to ask me directly.

You are eligible for 10% off your entire order with 5 or more participants per order. To get the coupon code, contact me before you place your order. Then use the coupon at checkout.

We are registered as a group with a special discounted rate through the museum. This means that a. we are required to meet at the special group entrance b. museum memberships and other discounted (e.g. free entry for kids during august or on tuesdays during the year) do not apply.

Meeting place: We meet at a special group entrance at the bottom of the Model of Second Temple Jerusalem. It is located on the far-right corner of the main parking lot, when you are looking at the pointed dome of the Shrine of the Book.

I will send you visual + audio + text instructions to your WhatsApp on the number you provide when you sign up.

About the tickets: All of the tickets include the discounted admission that the museum will be billing me for. While I do not charge for kids under age 6, the museum charges from age 5 and up. If you are planning to bring along kids that are required to pay according to the museum, please add them in the registration through the proper tickets. The tickets are a menu with several options and you may choose multiple options. Please pay attention to avoid overpaying or underpaying.

Getting to the museum by bus: stop is called "Israel Museum", use Moovit / Google Maps etc. There are three nearby bus stops. Any taxi will know how to get there. By car:

Driving: the museum has free parking. Please give yourself extra time to find a parking spot. There are places you can park around the museum, and if you call me early enough I will gladly help you.

Please plan your time ahead to make sure you can begin the tour on time and we can all end on time with the museum's 5pm closing. Thank you for your consideration!

THIS TOUR IS IN ENGLISH

This tour is approximately  2 hours long in the Israel Museum's archaeology wing and Wexler hall for special exhibitions, on the main exhibition floor (flight above the main entrance).

Tickets

  • A Royal Invitation (ticket)

    This ticket is for the summer special tour "Fit For the King's Table" in the Israel Museum. There are several ticket options including adults, senior citizens, teenagers and students. Make sure you select the appropriate tickets. Museum admission is NOT included. Please arrive early to make sure you have time to purchase, or purchase online and scan the receipt from your phone to the turnstile. It saves A LOT of time! No need to print this out. We've gone digital.

    From ₪50.00 to ₪65.00
    Sale ended
    • ₪65.00
      +₪1.63 service fee
    • ₪60.00
      +₪1.50 service fee
    • ₪55.00
      +₪1.38 service fee

Total

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