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The Museum of Islamic Art


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About

Opened to the public in 1974, Jerusalem's L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art boasts one of the world's foremost collections of Islamic art and antique timepieces. The L.A. Mayer Museum was founded by the late Mrs. Vera Bryce Salomons, realizing her long-standing idea of giving expression to the impressive artistic achievements of Israel's Muslim neighbors. Mrs. Salomons dedicated the Museum to her friend and teacher, Prof. Leo Arie Mayer. Many scholars of international renown took part in the establishment of the Museum, attracted to both its research activities and to the challenge of bridging the gap between the two cultures.

Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Kids friendly

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