Maps Collection




The maps library includes the fallowing collections:

Land of Israel maps

  • Maps from the end of the 19th century up until today. Scale 1:2,500 to 1:500,000.


City maps

  • Street names, institutions, parks, public transit, tourism sites.
  • Israeli cities maps. A large collection of maps of Tel-Aviv-Jaffa (end of the 19th century up until today), Maps of Haifa and Jerusalem. Maps of other cities.


Villages and towns maps

  • The collection includes maps of Arab villages from the period of the British Mandate.
  • Town maps (towns, kibbutzim) and mainly maps of land use are all in folders in room 208.


Wall maps

  • Location: On the walls around the library.


Ancient maps

  • The Bloch and Kaplan map collections, including original ancient maps from the 16th century forward.
  • Maps collection PEF from 1880. The library also has scanned photos of these maps.
  • German maps from WWI
  • Madaba and Jacotin maps (copies)
  • Copies of ancient European maps


World maps

  • Country and city maps: street names, institutions, parks, public transit, tourism sites.


Arab maps

  • Includes maps that were looted in the Yom Hakkipurim War. Donated by colonel Israel Granit: maps in Arabic mainly of Egypt and Sinai


Additional maps

  • Geological maps
  • Cadastre maps
  • Maps of land 
  • Tourism and hiking maps
  • Bathymetric chart
  • Administrative maps






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