Meet Masada National Park

History, heritage and nature


In the days of the Great Revolt, the last of the rebels against Rome entrenched themselves at Masada, and turned their desperate fight into a symbol of the struggle for freedom. Because of the enthralling historic events that took place on the mountain, and the archaeological finds that have been revealed there, UNESCO has declared Masada National Park a World Heritage Site.

Masada National Park

Useful Information
Opening Hours

                                        Entrance to the national park closes one hour before time cited. Last cable car ascends one hour before closing time. Entrance to the museum is by reservation only                                    
Summer hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00 Friday and holiday eves: 08:00 - 16:00 Winter hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 08:00 - 16:00 Friday and holiday eves: 08:00 - 15:00 Holiday eves: 08:00 - 13:00 Yom Kippur eve: 08:00 - 12:00

Holiday eves 08:00–13:00

Please note:

On very hot days the Snake Path ascent closes at 09:00 and the descent closes at 10:00. When heat is extreme, the Snake Path ascent closes at 08:00 and the decent closes at 09:00. The descent via the Roman Ramp is open as usual.

Contact us
Phone: ‎08-6584207 Email: 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607li.gr1544539607o.apn1544539607@ofni1544539607.adas1544539607am 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 1544539607 Fax: ‎08-6584464
Access

Entrance Lobby



  • Covered parking

  • commercial and public area

  • theaters

  • elevators

  • Assistive technology for people with hearing impairments in the lobby

  • cable car and the sound and light show (by prior arrangement with site management).


Cable Car and Bridge


Suitable for wheelchairs.


The Mountain Top



  • Paths

  • restroom

  • observation points

  • models

  • relief maps adapted for people with visual

  • impairments

  • There is an electric vehicle for people with disabilities (by prior arrangement with site management)

  • We recommend that visitors with significant mobility impairments visit with a companion.


Entrance For Dogs

Forbidden


Other attractions

  • Visitor center with modern services for visitors. Film telling the story of Masada, model showing Masada and the surrounding area, display of archaeological finds.

  • Yigal Yadin Masada Museum, donated by the Shuki Levy Foundation

  • The impressive light and sound show illustrating the history of the Masada National Park, every Tuesday and Thursday

  • Ceremonial events are held in Masada National Park (click here for further information)


Getting there
How to get here

Some 18 km south of Ein Gedi or 12 km from Ein Bokek to the cable car on the east (Dead Sea) side.


In Waze, type: Masada National Park

Tickets will be available for purchase online soon.

Money Saving Tickets
Entrance fee No cable car Cable car one way Cable car round trip Audiovisual presentation Campground Fees
Type Fee Remarks
Adult ₪ 28.00
Child ₪ 14.00
Adult in group ₪ 23.00
Child in group ₪ 12.00
Student ₪ 24.00
Israeli senior citizen ₪ 14.00
Museum ₪ 20.00
Type Fee
Adult ₪ 28.00
Child ₪ 14.00
Type Fee
Adult ₪ 46.00
Child ₪ 28.00
Type Fee Remarks
Adult ₪ 45.00
Child ₪ 35.00
Adult in group ₪ 41.00
Child in group ₪ 31.00

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