Museum of Islamic Art

Located in Jerusalem’s Talbieh neighborhood, the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art features an impressive collection of Islamic art as well as a one-of-a-kind collection of antique timepieces. The museum was founded by the late Mrs. Vera Bryce Salomons who had the wish to display the achievements of Israel’s Muslim artists and artisans. For more information and opening hours, visit the Museum for Islamic Art website.

Illustration of Mohamed in early Islamic book

Illustration of Mohamed in early Islamic book

Museum of Islamic Art

Qibla indicator and compass

Museum of Islamic Art

Chess figures

Inclined plane clock

17th century inclined plane clock

Museum of Islamic Art

Antique watch

Marie Antoinette watch

The most valuable timepiece: the Marie Antoinette watch made by the famous French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet