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“fascinating museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of the Jewish People (Bet Hatefutsoth)

Museum of the Jewish People (Bet Hatefutsoth)
Klausner Street, Matiyahu Gate #2 | Tel Aviv University Campus, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3646 2020
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Ranked #18 of 103 Attractions in Tel Aviv
Type: Museums, History Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: Located on the campus of Tel Aviv University, this museum chronicles the story of the Jewish people of Israel over the last 2,500 years.
Orlando, Florida
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“fascinating museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

brings the interesting history of the diaspora together and explains the ingathering of the Jewish people back to their homeland. the museum is well done, and curated impeccably. Try to follow a guide, they're great.

Visited January 2013
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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“Sad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Unfortunately, this museum is falling apart. We were very much looking forward to the exhibit on the diaspora, but the information was poorly displayed. We feel like we learned more about the diaspora from wikipedia than the museum. None of the interactive stations work. Best part was an amazing artist's sculpture, but unfortunately even the plaque explaining it was missing letters.

Visited January 2013
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Newington, Ct
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“A family museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Our grandchildren were entranced with the minature temples both old and new from all over the world; the cultural aspects of the Jewish people over the ages is very asthetically displayed.

Visited November 2012
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Israel
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“Roots”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The place to see the history and variety of life of the Jewish people in their wandering throughout the world.

Visited January 2013
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“We revisited Beit Hatfutsot (TelAviv) and enjoyed a new exhibition about Bukhara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Beit Hatfutsot is really a unique place for us, so we just keep coming every couple of years. Last week we once again had a chance to explore the permanent exhibition, with all the wonderful synagogue miniatures.

But mostly we love the new exhibition about the Jews of Bukhara.

Our grandchildren had a great time at the "ABAGADA" gallery for children, which is like a playground with attractions and fun games about the Hebrew language.

Visited January 2013
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