Tower of David


The Tower of David museum is one of the city’s most recognized national heritage sites,  located in the magnificently restored citadel near the Jaffa Gate entrance to western edge of the Old City of Jerusalem, this ancient fortress was originally built in the 2nd century BC, with the purpose of strategically reinforcing the city’s defense.  Throughout history, it was demolished and reconstructed several times. The citadel location today offers a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the city.

The Museum tells the complete story of the city. Using models, dioramas and multimedia displays, visitors are taken into a journey of 3000 years of history. Moreover, a variety of art installations, tours and cinematography shows are introduced to further fulfill the visitor’s experience. Using such innovative initiatives, The Museum has become the stage for modern expression in the city hosting different temporary exhibitions, concerts, cultural events and activities.

The 2 night shows, both the Night Spectacular and King David takes the visitors in a unique experience that combines the past and the present. Laser projectors and high quality sounds are combined to create a unique lifetime sensory experience for the viewers.

The Night Spectacular:

The complete stories of civilizations, cultures, kings and legends worth of 3000 years of history are projected on the ancient walls of the citadel.

The King David:

The majestic story of King David is told using art, video and music to create one of a kind production theme.

Opening Hours

Opens at

Closes at

Sunday - Thursday



Friday ( and Holiday Eves)



Saturday ( and Holidays )



*It is highly suggested to verify the opening hours on the website prior to your visit