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Hagana Museum

23 Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, Israel
(03) 560-8624
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Ranked #24 of 117 attractions in Tel Aviv
Type: History Museums
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

While walking around Rothschild Street, one can find this museum concealed behind a road lined massive palm trees; for 15 shekels, one can pass those palms, and find a museum of just-as-massive military history. A trip to the Hagana Museum begins with a brief video that describes the history and importance of what would become the center of the Israel... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

What a terrific exhibition of an important part of Israel s history . The fils are well done and there is plenty of English translation . The female soldier who greated us wa an knowledgeable and friendly a terrific experience. Entry is 15 sheckels but for 20 ypu get entry into all 5 idf museums for a month.

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Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The story of the underground movement in the years before the State was founded is told well with lots of explanation in English. A good visit.

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It's a must see if you are interested in the history of the creation of the IDF and the state of Israel. The staff was very friendly. There were not so many visitors besides soldiers. We had the impression that for them it was a kind of compulsory programme. Everything was translated to English and the film shown at the... More

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London
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128 reviews 128 reviews
30 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a well planned museum with images, models and films showing the creation of the Hagana and background to Israeli conflicts through the past century. Information is in Hebrew and English and staff on the front desk are very welcoming - remember to bring photo ID.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is a small, but amazing museum about Hagana and the creation of the State of Israel. Very few people know about the museum, but in my opinion no one visiting Tel-Aviv should miss it. The museum gives the visitor a good picture about the facts and history of Israel. really good.

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Bat Yam, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Spetial for people that are not from Israel (tourists). Audio-visual representations accross the years of independence of Israel

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

The Hagana was the major Jewish underground army before the State of Israel, and this museum portrays it's history in an interesting and thorough way. There are three floors of exhibits, each floor detailing different eras for important events and for the development of this underground army. The exhibits are interesting, informative and are explained in both Hebrew and English.... More

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Holon, Israel
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Visiting this house will give you the best idea about what is today calls ZAHAL - the army of Israel which the Hagana was it's foundation. In this house there are 3 floors which represents a few years in the history of ZAHAL: 1 floor the foundation of the Hagana. 2 floor how the Hagana brought to Israel from Europe... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We really enjoyed our visit to the Haganah Museum. You go through the three floors according to the years, each representing a different era. The first floor covers from the founding of the organization until 1945. The second floor covers the illegal immigration and struggles during the years 1945 to 1947. The third floor covers the years 1947 to 1948... More

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