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The Masada Museum

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Reviewed August 3, 2019

What an experience! I definitely recommend visiting the museum at the bottom first before taking the cable car to the top. This place really is a must see if you are visiting Israel!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda L
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The true story of this amazing place will bring a tear to your eye,,,make sure to read the book THE DOVE KEEPERS before the visit as it will enhance your experience tenfold. Educational, interesting absolutely one of the most awesome experiences. Be prepared to walk...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

The museum fills in some things that you may question up on Masada. This is a nice museum but you could miss it if you are in a hurry and think that the visitors center and the mountain are all that is here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike H
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The Masada site itself is so imposing, towering over the surrounding area, that it's easy to miss the museum near the visitors' center. The museum itself is artistically presented, with cast metal figures in darkened rooms where artifacts from Masada are displayed in lit cabinets....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Travel back in time 2,000 years, when a grand fortress constructed for Roman puppet “client king of Judea” Herod is found overlooking Dead Sea on the northeast hillside of Masada, recognized as the symbol of Jewish freedom. Masada was the last stronghold of about a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The western palace of king herod, the beauty of this site is it is original in that other sites were not built on top of it. Taking the cable car to the top you can see the importance of this location and the Roman camps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Another superb Audio guide arrangement, best one to date. The tour through the museum is arranged in chronological order, explaining in detail the exhibits excavate at the site, their relevance to the society, background to rebels, the blodfy battles for the fort, rise and fall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

You walk through dark rooms with stories to read that explains and illustrates the history and life surrounding Masada. Also includes its research. This includes audio tour headphones. Gives good overview before exploring the ruins on top.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

I have been there twice in the last years - surprisingly they added new archeological exhibits to it. We did it with a tour guide, but you can rent an audio tour roo, which is very comfortable, if you want to dig in to history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Great museum with wonderful audio. Rooms portraying the different stages of Masada's history, filled with fascinating artifacts...especially the shards with names written on them...possibly the real ones used to decide who would be the last one alive? Don't miss this!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Музей находится у подножия горы,на которой расположена крепость Масада.Вход платный-20 шк.При входе дают электронный путеводитель,есть и на русском языке тоже.Музей мнтеречный,стоит посетить
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