The Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project | City Of David

The Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project


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Did you ever find an archaeological treasure more precious than gold? Join us in uncovering the glorious past of Ancient Jerusalem Sift through rubble from archaeological excavations in Ancient Jerusalem and learn about the findings from archaeologists and expert guides at the site.

For additional information and to a make a telephone reservation, call the Reservation Center.
Tour Track 
Essential Information 
  • Advanced registration recommended.
  • The Information Center and activities take place at Emek Tzurim
  • Public Transportation to Hebrew University will drop you near the site. Bus lines 4, 19 23, 26, 28, 30, 48.
  • Ample parking is available in the Beit Orot Parking Lot (near the Mormon University) and in the parking lots of Hebrew University.
  • As the site is located on the slope of the mountain, one must descend multiple stairs to reach the Sifting Project.

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 24 16

Group over 30 people

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 22 15
  • Registration is required ahead of time.
  • *Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65. 
Opening Hours 

Emek Tzurim National Park- Opening Hours


Day Winter Schedule Summer Schedule
Sun- Thur 16:00 - 8:00 17:00 - 9:00
Friday 13:00 - 8:00 08:00 - 13:00





***The general opening hours are for visits by families and individuals, and is not relevant for organized groups.


Arrival Directions to the Emek Tzurim National Park


Public Transportation 
Buses: 4, 30, 19, 17, 68, 69,51,83 reach the Hebrew University at Mount Scopus, and then it is a 20 minute walk. You must walk down a long path with stairs, which is not accessible to baby strollers.

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