The Wohl Archaeological Museum is located in the Herodian Quarter, which was considered the upscale, wealthy neighborhood in the city during the time of the Second Temple.
The site was discovered during archaeological digs conducted in the Jewish Quarter between 1969-1983 and is considered the largest covered archaeological site in Israel. Six houses belonging to the Jerusalem elite were discovered there, most likely belonging to the ruling family during the Herodian Era (some 2,000 years ago). The findings – wells, mikvehs (ritual baths), mosaic-tiled floors and fresco – bear testament to the owners’ wealth. Numerous rock tools and utensils were also found at the site.
Address: 1 HaKaraim St., Jerusalem
Jewish Quarter of the Old City