Visits

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours at the Museum are from Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm  

(winter daylight hours) and from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (summer daylight hours).

The Museum is closed on Mondays for maintenance, cleaning and administrative operations. 

Schools and other groups are kindly requested to reserve in advance with the Museum’s management to arrange guided tours by clicking on the “Group Visits” tab, or by calling:  02-2967770.

 

 

Visitors Contribution

The Museum's staff feels it is important for visitors to offer a symbolic contribution, for 

themselves, as well as to defray expenses related to the services provided. 

Individual 1 Dinar (or equivalent)
Family 2 Dinars (or equivalent)
Group (up to 25) 10 Dinars (or equivalent)
Group (up to 50) 20 Dinars (or equivalent)

Facilities

Bags and outer garments can be checked with the security staff in the Cloakroom, located at the street entrance to the Museum.  



 

For inquiries or information, please visit the reception desk, located at the main entrance of the Museum. 

To prepare for guided tours of the Museum.  Brochures of the Museum and audio guides of the video presentations in Arabic and English can be obtained at the information desk for a symbolic contribution.

The Exhibition Hall is on the first floor of the Museum and showcases rotating special exhibits featuring Palestinian, Arab and international artists, which are kept on display for six months.  Visitors may access the Exhibition Hall at the end of their tour via the staircase or elevator to the first floor to visit the Exhibition Hall. 

A number of memorial items that symbolize Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian National Movement in the context of the Museum's exhibitions have been produced, as mementos and for posterity, and are available for purchase in the Gift Shop.  Many of the items have been manufactured locally using natural materials.  

The Museum’s Resource Center includes an electronic archive and a small library for the use of visitors interested in learning more about the history of the Palestinian journey.

In Al-Muntada Hall (with a seating capacity for approximately 100), the Museum will present lectures, seminars, video presentations and children’s storytelling activities.

Visitors can relax and enjoy a light meal or refreshment in the cafeteria adjacent to the Museum.  

General Instructions

The entire area of the Yasser Arafat Memorial, including the Museum, is smoke-free (except at the Cafeteria).

An elevator has been installed and the interior of the Museum, including the ramps, siege floor, and amenities, has been designed to be accessible to people with special needs. 

Cellular phones must be put on silent and cannot be used for placing calls during the Museum tour to prevent technical interference and inconvenience to other visitors. 

Smartphones can be used to download the Yasser Arafat App to access additional information embedded in the exhibits. 

Group and school visits will be conducted with a Museum guide.  We kindly ask that visits be scheduled in advance with the administration of the Museum, either through the website by clicking on "Group Visits" or by calling +970-02-2967770.

 Photography is permitted with the flash turned off, to prevent damage to the displayed items.

Food and beverages are prohibited in the entire area of Yasser Arafat Memorial, including the Mosque, Mausoleum, Museum, and gardens (except in the cafeteria).

Audio guides of the video presentations are available in Arabic and English and can be obtained in the Orientation Room for a symbolic contribution. 

The Cloakroom is located at the street entrance of the Yasser Arafat Memorial site.  It is compulsory for Museum visitors to check briefcases, suitcases and the like in the Cloakroom.  

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