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Haifa City Museum

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Be sure to check the hours the museum is open

My husband assured me the museum was open — it wasn’t! Lovely exterior of the buildings. Close... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Beautiful building!

This city museum sits in a beautiful renovated building in the German Colony. It is actually 2... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Haifa, Israel
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Aug 23, 2018
“Be sure to check the hours the museum is open”
Jul 26, 2018
“Beautiful building!”
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

My husband assured me the museum was open — it wasn’t! Lovely exterior of the buildings. Close to many other interesting places.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This city museum sits in a beautiful renovated building in the German Colony. It is actually 2 buildings, (one of them was a school) with exhibits about the city’s history and lots and lots of maps and pictures. I can understand the criticisms of some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

As you can guess from the name of the museum, this is all about the city of Haifa.There really isn't very much to see unless you're an inhabitant of the city or really really interested in Haifa. There's some information in English, probably only a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Very, very little information provided. Ten times worse than reading a chapter in Lonely Planet about a city because even that is a positive experience while this was mind-boggling. I don't think I have ever been to a city museum as bad as this one....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed July 4, 2017

i visited this museum again. i find it interesting and with a varied programme of exhibitions about the city and its inhabitants and in an historic building

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Definitely not a "Must". Its a small museum. Good location - 2 minutes from the German Colony, and from Wadi Nis-Nas, and good Falafel . The area provides good photo opportunities with old architecture, small balconies and alley ways. If you are in the area...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

If you've got a bit of time to spare this is a good choice. The museum is in a restored home so you get a good idea of what things were like before and what they can be again with a bit of love and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sandeelion
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The Haifa City Museum is located in the Haifa’s German Colony, nearby the famous Baha’i Gardens. so when you are walking through the area you should also visit this special Museum which is celebrating Haifa’s rich cinematic past, the museum was created within an old...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank gingithaifa
Reviewed July 12, 2016

The ceilings and floors are tastefully done. The place is small and so cannot house a large exhibition.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Deenour
Reviewed April 6, 2016

In an interesting building in the German Colony this gives a history of the city and of both its Jewish and Arab inhabitants.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ivor M
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