Jerusalem's Israel Museum Reopens After 3 Years Construction

The museum expanded its grounds by over 8,000 square meters, costing over $100 million.

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem opened its gates Wednesday to a hoard of reporters, marking the first official reopening celebration of Israel's largest museum's brand new facilities.

Over 120 reporters from all over the world gathered to celebrate as the construction workers attempted to complete the last signs of three years of construction, costing over $100 million, which expanded the museum's grounds by over 8,000 square meters.

The museum will be open to the public on Monday.

The museum also boasted its new pathways which have made the museum completely accessible to disabled people.

Among the new wards are the Jewish art exhibition hall, the archeology ward, and the synagogue, as well as three new entrances and an entrance hall which connects between the wards.