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Independence Hall Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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A moment in History

Independence Hall has only 3 rooms for visitors; two film theatres on the early settlement of Tel... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
Where it all started.

Reenacting the history of the state of Israel is both emotional and revealing. Seeing Israel as it... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Shim S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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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
+972 3-517-3942
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Independence Hall has only 3 rooms for visitors; two film theatres on the early settlement of Tel Aviv and the background of the War of Independence. The third room is the large exhibit hall where it all came together on May 14, 1948. As the...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Reenacting the history of the state of Israel is both emotional and revealing. Seeing Israel as it is today comparing to what it was, a must.

Thank Shim S
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled into this place and luckily there was a tour. The young woman who did the tour was completely brilliant. She beautifully illustrated the lead up to 1948 so that we really understood Israel’s perilous position and the miracle of what happened next. When...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The museum provides a lot of interesting history that is not the usual things we hear. The struggle to form a country is told is ways that are very memorable.

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 28 July 2018

A really nice museum to know about the history of Israel's independence. One should book tickets in advance as it gets quiet crowded.

Thank Nikhiiil
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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 JungwooC15
Reviewed 11 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

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 5 July 2018

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 5 July 2018

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
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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.