Good Samaritan Museum


Meet Good Samaritan Museum

The museum is just off the highway connecting Jerusalem to the Dead Sea.

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Main points of interest

  • An ancient building with six halls that has been restored, originally built as a travelers’ inn in the Ottoman period.
  • On display in the museum are archaeological remains, including a wealth of beautiful mosaics from the Byzantine period. One wing of the museum is devoted to the story of the Samaritan community, its history and customs.
  • An ancient church and courtyard display a wide range of archaeological finds

Good Samaritan Museum

Useful Information
Opening Hours

                                        Entrance to the site closes one hour before cited closing time                                    
Summer hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 17:00 - 08:00 Friday and holiday eves: 16:00 - 08:00 Winter hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 16:00 - 08:00 Friday and holiday eves: 15:00 - 08:00 Holiday eves: 13:00 - 08:00 Yom Kippur eve: 13:00 - 08:00

Entry to the Martyrius and Eutymius sites is for groups only, by reservation.

Phone: 02-6338230.

Contact us
Phone: ‎02-6338230 Email: Fax: ‎02-6338231 Instagram of Nature and Parks Authority

  • An accessible entrance area including parking and restroom

  • The archeological site is accessible from the parking area via a firm gravel path

  • The archeological site

  • museum display and observation points of the view are accessible

  • With special permission, vehicles are permitted to drive to the museum building.

Other attractions

It is recommended to round out a visit to the area with a visit to the museum of the painter Moshe Kastel in Ma’ale Adumim.

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Entrance fees
Type Fee
Adult ₪ 22.00
Child ₪ 10.00
Adult in group ₪ 19.00
Child in group ₪ 8.00
Student ₪ 19.00
Israeli senior citizen ₪ 11.00