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“incredible building and collection” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ilana Goor Residence and Museum

Ilana Goor Residence and Museum
4 Mazal Dagim Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
972-3-6837676
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Ranked #13 of 103 Attractions in Tel Aviv
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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Los Angeles, California
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“incredible building and collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

the building itself is worth a visit, and with the art collection it is incredible. Loved the views of the mediterranean, the kitchen and the outside patio.

Visited March 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Eclectic Art Collection in a Beautiful Setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We spent about an hour inside Ilana Goor's Private Residence and Art Museum. It was filled with lots of wonderful works of art. Most of the art is her own, but there are other artists works displayed as well. You can wander around and take in the art and the beautiful views. I am not an "art enthusiast" but totally enjoyed this hidden gem in this lovely ancient seaside port of Jaffa near Tel Aviv. I especially enjoyed the views from the roof top and kitchen.

Visited January 2013
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Rochester, New York
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“Not impressed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I like art as much as the next person but this didn't do it for me.It's one woman's art studio that she made into a "museum". Good marketing but not really a museum.

Visited February 2013
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“Amazing creativity!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I am usually bored by museums, but this one was fantastic. I loved her creativity and imagination. Great fun and great beauty.

Visited March 2012
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“A refreshing change, and a chance to ponder some great art in a great location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This really is a hidden gem. The old port of Jaffa in Tel Aviv exudes history and culture, so Ilana Goor's museum fits in perfectly. Nobody rushes you, and you can take time to absorb and admire such a wide collection of art and sculpture. The rooftop has been utilised to the maximum potential, and on a hot day, offers the benefit of a sea breeze. Nearby, Jaffa itself offers the visitor a varied assortment of good local food restaurants, with the emphasis on fish dishes, ideal for a lunch stop after your visit to Ilana Goor's Museum. Worth including on a day walkabout tour if you are in Tel Aviv. Enjoy!

Visited January 2013
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