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Independence Hall in Shalom-Mayer Tower - Opening Hours & More

Independence Hall is closed for renovations that will take a few years. During this time you are invited to visit our new visitors center in the Shalom Mayer Tower. The center shares the story of the Establishment of the State of Israel, from the First Zionist Congress through May 14th, 1948 - a riveting journey of the birth of the State of Israel

Holidays Schedule Update

Tuesday 8th October - all day closed (Eve of Yom Kippur)

Wednesday 9th October - all day closed (Yom Kippur)

Sunday 13rd October - all day closed (Eve of Succoth)

Monday 14th October - all day closed (Succoth)

Tuesday 15th October - Thursday 17th October - open till 14:00

Sunday 20th October - all day closed (Eve of Succoth)

Monday 21st October - all day closed (Succoth)

Opening Hours*

Sunday-Thursday: 09:00-16:00
*Fridays: 09:00-13:00. Subject to change, please check prior to arrival
Saturdays: Closed


Entry Fees
 - Valid as of September 1, 2019

(Not including guidance)
Adult - 24 NIS
Student - 18 NIS
Child (Ages 5-18) - 15 NIS
Israeli Senior Citizen - 12 NIS

Guided Tours
Guided tours in Hebrew and English only, can be booked for groups of minimum 20 participants, at no extra charge.

Individual visitors can join the Sun-Thur FIT tour in English at no extra charge. We highly recommend to check with the reservations dept. what is the updated guiding schedule, prior to arrival

Groups of 10 participants and more must coordinate their entry in writing, with the reservations dept


Contact Details

Tel. +972-3-5106426, +972-3-5173942
E-mail reservations dept.: res@ihi.org.il

Address: The center is located in the East Lobby of the Shalom Mayer Tower (Ground Floor). Entrance is from Ahuzat Bait 4 Street, Tel Aviv (Next to the Stock Exchange and Innovation Center)


Mailing address: Ahad Ha`am 9 Street, Shalom Mayer Tower, Tel Aviv 6525101