Lag Ba’Omer 5772
In honor of International Museum Day, the Association of Museums and ICOM Israel invite the public to visit 77 museums around Israel for FREE this Thursday, May 10, Lag Ba’Omer. Free entry is for individuals and not large groups. For a full list of the museums and their details (Hebrew), click here.
The museums include: Beit Ha-Tefutzot (Diaspora Museum), Haifa Art Museum, Israel Museum (Jerusalem), Eretz Israel Museum (Tel Aviv), Nahum Gutman Art Museum (Tel Aviv), Madatech (Haifa), Ashdod Art Museum, Rishon LeTzion Museum and Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art.
Museums in Jerusalem: Israel Museum, Museum of Underground Prisoners, Museum of Natural History, Bloomfield Science Museum, Tower of David Museum, Old Yishuv Court Museum, Yad Vashem, Bible Lands Museum, U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art, Shai Agnon House, Museum of Islamic Art, Wolfson Museum – Heichal Shlomo.
Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality will be distributing wood for Lag BaOmer bonfires to local residents.
Wood distribution will take place from Mon-Wed, 7-9 May, 14:00-22:00 at the following locations, while supplies last: Reading – cemetery area, Kikar HaMedina, Shlavim parking lot in Yafo and Wolfson Park parking lot.
For more details and bonfire instructions and safety information (Hebrew), click here.