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Museum on the Seam

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Seamless exhibition of diversity

The Museum sits in what used to be a military surveillance point, just on the border between East... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Ernesto K
via mobile
Small Gem of a Gallery

Most of the written and internet findings I read suggested that this is actually a museum with some... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Tracey B
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Museum on the Seam is a socio-political contemporary art museum located in Jerusalem. The Museum in its unique way, presents art as a language with no boundaries in order to raise controversial social issues for public discussion. At the center of...more
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4 Chel Handasa Street | next to the Shivtei Israel stop at the light rail, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-1278
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The Museum sits in what used to be a military surveillance point, just on the border between East and West Jerusalem. It's surrounded by the Jewish Orthodox neighbourhood of Mea Shearim and the mostly Palestinean areas across the street that used to divide the city....More

Thank Ernesto K
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I have never had a more disturbing experience. I lead my life based on tolerance and reaching out to those different than me. I was excited to see a museum dedicated to my same values - and in Jerusalem, a city suffering from so much...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Most of the written and internet findings I read suggested that this is actually a museum with some historical relevance however, we were surprised to discover that it is actually a "socio political contemporary art museum". To this end, it is a bit of a...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Museum on the Seam is rather small in size and number of exhibits, but it packs a punch as it questions normative Jewish practices and beliefs. I am still trying to figure out if I liked this museum and if I would recommend it...More

1  Thank MiriamS12345678
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Interesting place with a clear message. Only issue I had with it was that a few times I felt as though they were forcing themselves to find conflict in Israel when it wasn't really there

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The entrance door through WE sculpture is best exponate. Expected: re-unification historic museum, since name, location (old border) and door. Fact: entire rooms to female bleeding in judaism, female dress modesty in ritual bath at conversion to judaism, third temple fiction movie. Just a ripoff...More

Thank Sergey N
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Museum on the Seam is a small, 3 floor museum that mounts one exhibition at a time, all united by a common theme: liminality, borders, walls, transitions, tension between two distinct things that occupy the same space. The exhibits change every ~6 months; they might...More

Thank SarahJ4684
Reviewed 8 April 2017

LIke many such places in other cities as well, this is a small gem, off the beaten track and packs a punch. AS you approach it, you may walk by it. The building is ugly and nondescript. Once you enter, you will most likely be...More

1  Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I first went a few(probably 10+) years back and remember feeling blown away by the ability to blend High art concepts with modern issues. I went again today and enjoyed my couple hours visit (though I could see someone not into art absolutely hating the...More

1  Thank juli g
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A small modern art museum that borders the eastern city. It is very small - an hour is definitely enough time to see the current exhibitions. If you're an art lover, it's worth the visit.

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