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Visit Information


Main entrance: Kaplan St. 1

Additional entrance: Ruppin Rd. 36

Kiryat HaMemshala, Jerusalem, Israel

Opening Hours

Opening hours of "The Treasures" (the exhibits and the interactive display):

Sun - Wed 9 am - 6 pm

Thursday 2 pm - 8 pm

Friday 10 am - 1 pm

Contact Information

Phone: *5049


[email protected]

Map and Directions

The National Library of Israel is located at Kaplan St. 1 (main entrance), and Ruppin Rd. 36 (additional entrance), Kiryat HaMemshala, Jerusalem, Israel.

🚗You can park in our paid underground parking lot (entrance from Ruppin Road):

One-hour parking: 15 NIS

Full-day parking: 60 NIS

Please note: The parking lot will be opening soon

🚌Bus lines arriving at Ruppin/Kaplan: 7, 14, 35, 66, 66A, 90, 97


To allow everyone a pleasant and enjoyable visit at the Library, we provide:

🚾 Accessible toilet on every floor.

🛗 Accessible elevators for going up and down the building’s floors. There is also a designated elevator for the reading hall’s three floors.

🖥️ Two programs for the aid of the blind and the visually impaired, JAWS Screen Reader and ZoomText, have been installed on 3 library computers, on the following floors: L-0, L-1 and L-2.

♿All the Library service areas are situated in convenient locations and are at a height that is appropriate for people with special needs.

👂A program to aid the hard of hearing is installed in the Library auditorium