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The Bethlehem Museum is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for Palestine's heritage, identity, culture and art. The museum serves to increase understanding of Palestine through the eyes of Bethlehem natives, by...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jerusalem-Hebron Street, across from the Jacir Palace Hotel Bethlehem, State of Palestine., Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
We had a great tour here from the guide. Some examples of traditional Palestinian dress, an incredible section of Roman aqueduct, and some items found during excavation, and some thought provoking exhibits
This is a modern and immaculate facility, the sort of museum you'd expect to find in New York or a big western city. You take your time and it pays off. I found a lot of interesting displays and was pleasantly surprised at how interesting...More
Besides being a museum they have a gallery with local christian talent on display..and a wonderful and tastefully decorated restaurant called Al Karmeh that serves local Palestinian food & hospitality!
I would go for the aqueduct and to see the 3,800 year old pottery at the very least.
Our excellent Bethlehem museum tour guide (Mustafa) told us that the aqueduct was found in the 70's when they were originally going to build the museum on...More