The terra Sancta Museum tells the story from the Herodian period to the pilgrims of today, tracing the development of the Via Dolorosa and transformation of the city around it through the centuries. The experience consists of 3 parts:
A presentation of archaeological sites and relics from the Roman era of Jerusalem
The history of Jerusalem's development from Roman times through it's modern urban development shown on a time lapse map
The history of the Way of the Cross told through video and sound based on accounts of pilgrims who have visited Jerusalem throughout history
Via Dolorosa is part of the the Terra Sancta Museum in the Church of the Flagellation on Via Dolorosa Street in the Old City of Jerusalem.
The installation is offered in 8 languages (English, Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew).
Booking is possible but not mandatory. Tickets are available onsite for 15 NIS.
Photos: Courtesy of Terra Sancta Museum