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Annual Report


2016 in a glance

FOSTERING CURIOSITY AND PROMOTING UNDERSTANDING, NURTURING EXCELLENCE THROUGH EXPERIENCE IN SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
 
The Museum fosters interest in the fields of science and technology, presenting them as an integral part of our daily life; promotes the learning of science and engineering; and nurtures excellence.
 
The Museum’s main guidelines: TO DESIGN and produce exhibitions and events with interactive displays that invite you to see, touch, learn, and understand scientific phenomena, and to be familiar with engineering solutions.
 
TO DEVELOP and implement scientific and technological educational programs for students and teachers, in the Museum and in schools, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Jerusalem Municipality.
 
TO PROMOTE the concept of “thinking with our hands” by fostering creativity and innovation, integrating science, technology, engineering and craftsmanship. Activities are conducted in and around the Museum in the spirit of the worldwide Maker Movement, with the emphasis on attracting diverse groups of all ages.

Total number of visitors (including outreach activities in the periphery): 316,515

Science and culture for the general public: 220,735

Science education for students and educators: 95,780







 

Date Created: 23/06/13
Date Updated: 10/05/17