Theater Archives and Museum is named after Israel Gur, who dedicated his life to studyinע and developing theatre culture in Israel. Gore loved and knew the theater and his broad horizons extended worldwide.
The Theatre Archive and Museum began in a small city center apartment and later moved to the Hebrew University. The Archive has grown and developed – today it is a treasure of collections, scripts, films, documents and research papers on theatres, directors and actors in Israel and abroad , who have contributed to Jewish and Israeli theatre arts.
The Theatre Archives and Museum serves students, researchers and fans of the theatre who study the documents, photographs, stage designs and costumes of performances.
The small dedicated team, in conjunction with a voluntary management committee, cherish the theatre and have made the Archive into a center of students and for visitors, who enjoy services and continue their education within its walls.