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Unexpected Delight

Going into Independence Hall, I didn't expect much. I was very pleasantly surprised. It starts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Linwood, New Jersey
Historically Cool

It is very cool to go an see the museum once. I wouldn't say it is a museum to keep coming back to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ariana S
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace of the first Hebrew speaking city, Tel-Aviv. As one of the forerunners to the Historical Sites of the State of Israel, this house (cornerstone 1910) tells the story of the...more
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16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

24 NIS or something per person. We watched a short video clips for Tel Aviv History. We sat in a place with a table and chairs. These are all for 24 NIS.

Thank Jungwoo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going into Independence Hall, I didn't expect much. I was very pleasantly surprised. It starts with a very well done video, then a presentation by a live speaker who takes you through the Israeli declaration of independence. The speaker was great and the whole experience...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very cool to go an see the museum once. I wouldn't say it is a museum to keep coming back to, but a definite if you have never been.

Thank Ariana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took a long time to find and many of the locals we asked for directions couldn't help us. But finally after locating it we enjoyed spending time in the museum. Like being in Independence Hall in Philadelphia I experienced a similar joy of being...More

Thank Art K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-see location. The building dates back to 1909, and was built for the first mayor of Tel Aviv, Mair Dizengoff. To be in the hall where the State of Israel was formally announced in May 1948 was very moving, and hearing a...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is located along Tel Aviv's new Independence Trail, a one-kilometer walk through historic Tel Aviv containing ten historic sites. It is patterned on Boston's Freedom Trail. Although we attempted to book an English language tour in advance via email, our requests were ignored....More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to start your Israel tour, it give the story of the brave people that built the country and the city of Tel Aviv. Ben Gurion gave his famous Independence speech here. NOTE: we were told they were about to start a major...More

Thank Christy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Independence Hall is just a couple rooms but loaded with history. We saw an excellent presentation on the founding of Israel and the wat that ensued. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate all we have seen on our tour after the moving presentation at Independence Hall. Israel is no longer just a dream thanks - in part - to what happened here. Worth a visit.

Thank sbecon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the home of Tel Aviv's first mayor, later converted to an art museum, and in 1948 was the site where leaders of the Jewish settlement in Palestine declared the independence of the State of Israel. A short film is provided. Interesting for a...More

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18 October 2017|
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Response from Tricia N | Reviewed this property |
There is a delightful docent who guides you through the experience. It lasts about 30-45 minutes.
Ellen S
16 June 2017|
Response from marionvoyageuse2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ellen, It's probably open till 2 pm. Except Friday afternoon and Saturdays. check Independence Hall Museum opening-hours But worth it, really. After that, you can walk in the nice streets of Neve Tsedek.
Marge C
20 March 2017|
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Response from SuperGrandma15 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 1/2 hr should be sufficient.