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Independence Hall Museum

16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
+972 3-517-3942
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Interesting...Worth Visiting!

My husband and I walked by this museum as we were strolling along the southern portion of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ikes445
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Placencia, Belize
This is where the state of Israel was born

Our visit to here gave us great insight into the history and formation of the modern state of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MQS18
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Godalming, United Kingdom
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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 beginnings of the City of Tel-Aviv, Meir Dizengoff - the first Mayor of Tel-Aviv, and the famous ceremony which took place on May 14, 1948, as David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel. Through audio-visual mediums come take part in the exciting moment in the birth of the State of Israel.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
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+972 3-517-3942
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I walked by this museum as we were strolling along the southern portion of Rothschild. Very interesting museum. Excellent video and fascinating to be in the room where Israel was declared a state. They have some interesting photographs in the lobby as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit to here gave us great insight into the history and formation of the modern state of Israel - well worth it if you are interested

1  Thank MQS18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum also requires reservations which we had. As is true with the Palmach Museum, the Independence Hall Museum is an "experience", not a museum. Well presented and instructive as to Israel's birth.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The Declaration of Independence was signed here in 1948. There is a re-creation of the scene here as well as a short movie and explanations from a guide on how modern Israel came into being. Very educational.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Independence Hall was full of History. Very interesting part of Israel's Independence. I learned so much from this tour.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to just be in time for the 11am English tour. I was told that there was also a tour in Hebrew at 1pm. We had a very knowledgeable tour guide of Jewish South Africa decent who was excellent. He talked about to...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

I expected this to be highly nationalistic and it was but given the purpose of the museum, that should be expected. I gathered from the presentation- a mixture of video, a few exhibits and oral presentation, that most visitors are jewish. I'm not and could...More

Thank heken1954
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The Independence hall is well worth the visit. I gives you a sense of the impact that forming the nation had on the citizens. It's short and consists of the single meeting room. But there is real feeling of history in visiting.

Thank Benebarak
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a museum that could easily be overlooked but I encourage everyone to stop in and visit. The guide shared with us the history and it was amazing to learn the history of Tel Aviv and the nation of Israel! Great place to visit!

Thank jacobpeterson3
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visiting the place were the first leaders of modern Israel declared the State of an independent Country of Israel was an emotional experience. Listening to the original recording, you feel like you are there.

Thank michaelsF8241KC
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Dennis492
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.
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Ellen S
16 June 2017|
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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.
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Marge C
20 March 2017|
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Response from SuperGrandma15 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 1/2 hr should be sufficient.
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