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The Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum

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Address: 6 Nahon st, Jerusalem 94110, Israel
Phone Number: 02-5652020
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Excellent guided museum tour

This museum provides an excellent portrayal of Menachem Begin's life and the history of the State of Israel. You are required to take a guided tour and you must have reservations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This museum provides an excellent portrayal of Menachem Begin's life and the history of the State of Israel. You are required to take a guided tour and you must have reservations in advance. Using the website made it very easy to secure advance tickets for a tour in English. Our guide spoke English perfectly and was very informative. The tour... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Come visit this museum, learn about one of Israel's great leaders; saw, heard and learned about someone I had not fully appreciated previously. Well done museum and tour. Visiting requires a reservation which was not so easy to get. Diligence and persistence required to get a reservation in advance, once there they were more than accommodating, inviting us to join... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is the story of Menachem Begin seen thru films etc.It is good combination of films, readings and exhibits. Though I greatly respect Begin you have to relsie that the museum is one sided--- from Begins perspective. I particularly liked to see how modestly he lived. His original furnuture is in the museum and you can sit on it- not... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Begin Center is worth a trip if your knowledge of Menachem Begin and the Irgun Zvai Leumi is limited to brief, often unfavorable mentions in books. You learn a lot, although I found the sound level little too loud and intrusive. One of the more-interesting exhibits was a recreation of part of Begin's nearly austere apartment. Whatever one thinks... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A visit to this museum gives a different perspective to modern Israeli history from the perspective of a man who broke the Labor monopoly on power and saved Israel from a civil war while it was fighting the war of Independence. It's a very carefully programmed visit to the museum part, so you won't be able to see everything on... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A touching place which tells the story of Israel sixth prime minister from boyhood till the end of his life. You can be either right wing or left wing and still be touched by a humble and modest man, a leader that only his people's interest stands in front of him. The story is presented through movies describing important stages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The museum at the Menachem Begin Centre does a brilliant job of telling the life story of one of Israel's most significant leaders using a mixture of modern technology and archive material .This is a definite must do for anyone interested in Israel's history. The museum is housed in a lovely building set into a hillside. The view from the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Begin Museum, located walking distance from the Inbal, King David, and other motels, chronicles the life of former prime Minister begin- from his Eastern European childhood through his time as prime minister. The pictures, videos, and items from his life pain a vivid picture of this icon's life. It very much reminded me of the Ronald Reagan Library in... More 

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Cedarhurst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Highly recommended if you want to get some flavor of Begin's life along with some of the history behind the state of Israel being returned to the jewish people. Worth spending the time...

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This museum is well designed to get a complete look at the man, his education, his travails, his philosophies, and politics. Visit is only by guide, so make a reservation. They rush you a little, but still well worth the time. There is also a beautiful view of the old city walls where you can have a coffee or snack.

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Additional Information about The Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum

Address: Address: 6 Nahon st, Jerusalem 94110, Israel
Phone Number: 02-5652020
Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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