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“imortant museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hagana Museum

Hagana Museum
23 Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, Israel
(03) 560-8624
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Ranked #51 of 264 things to do in Tel Aviv
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“imortant museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Anachronistic but cute and interesting. Ask specific help with the English sound/ translation and to watch the 20 min film and the "audio visual" in the end.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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“need to try to hit that if u r interested in history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

the history of independence of isr reads like a fantastic novel-if u love history and things that deal with military/ intrigues/ warfare etc-u gota try to make this museum. Isr has the most museums per ca pita so its not an easy pick.

Visited December 2011
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London
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“Worth checking out, no matter what your views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

No matter what your views are on the Middle East conflict - and I have very strong views indeed - the Hagana Museum is worth checking out. It's far more well done and accessible than the nearby IDF History Museum (which is really only for military hardware buffs), with multimedia displays, videos, and all sorts of neat bells and whistles. Naturally only the Israeli narrative is presented - you couldn't expect anything else - and depending on your views, there will be numerous occasions for raised eyebrows. But underneath the Tel Aviv facade of normalcy, israel is fundamentally a nation constantly at war, so seeing this kind of thing is also part of the experience. Worth a visit.

Visited June 2011
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Milton Keynes
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“Precursor to IDF”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

Having learnt about the different strands of the IDF, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the head of the Hagana had lived in Tel-Aviv and his home had been preserved as a museum. It's in Rothschild Boulevard (not far from the Shalom Tower) and is located on three floors. It tells about the two main strands (Hagana & Palmach [museum dedicated to the Palmach is located in North Tel-Aviv]). There is an introduction film of about 20 minutes which explains the role of the Hagana in forming the IDF which is shown in different languages prior to you actually visiting the museum proper. I would recommend this hidden gem!

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“Fascinating exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2009

Interesting exhibits, artuifacts and films explain the history of the Hagana.

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