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Masada and Dead Sea Daily Tour from Herzliya

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The museum at the base of Masada should not be skipped. It lays out the Masad story clearly and illustrates what happened there with dioramas. The teenagers with me loved it. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Haverford, Pennsylvania

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum at the base of Masada should not be skipped. It lays out the Masad story clearly and illustrates what happened there with dioramas. The teenagers with me loved it. They felt the museum helped them clearly understand what they had just seen atop the mountain without being boring. Both (13 and 21) enjoyed the museum and were glad... More 

Thank Rue40
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Masada Museum is located at the cable car station which leads you to the Masada plateau. There is an audio guide (in several languages) and it is recommended to pop in to the museum before visiting Masada. The audio guide is very good and tells you the most necessary bits about history of Masada.

Thank 251larsn
Esperance, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

The museum at Masada held many informative displays. Wildlife outside added excitement. Wonderful to understand a portion of the history of the place.

Thank gogo770
Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

If you love museums - you will love this one. Quite honestly, I am more a walker. But don't miss it.

Thank Carolyn F
Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Oh this place is breathtaking. If you are afraid of heights, not the sight for you as you take a tram to the high point and see where the final battle was fought. The view is amazing and a tour guide is again essential for the appreciation of where you are. There were lots of tourist and students, which can... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

A great place to learn the history of Masada, which has several different interpretations here in the west, so good knowing the real deal. Full of artefacts and models, lots of information. A great stop indeed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

A must to visit in Israel. Nice presentation of history and interesting exhibits. A nice way to spend an afternoon.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

I get what they are trying to do, but this museum is not well done. Too dark in the first place. In the second, a huge amount of the space is devoted to "sculptures" of what they are trying to depict. I would recommend that you spend more time on the site itself and skip this excuse of a museum.

Thank Eclipsegroupie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Nowadays Masada is destroyed by the time and there is not much to visit and see. However, walking along ruins and learning history of this place is worth visiting. Additionally, an occasion to take a look at dead see from the top.

Thank iw00nk4
Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

It is a very nice museum and very helpful in understanding the fortress itself if you visit the museum before heading up to the top of the mountain. Especially if you do not know the whole story prior to visiting the site. I would also recommend watching the movie and/or doing some self research about the story of Masada. It... More 

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