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Ammunition Hill Memorial and Museum (Givat Ha-Tachmoshet)

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This official memorial, symbolizing the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem, is in honor of those who died during the Six-Day War in 1967. The past 3 years the site was significantly upgraded and the last accord was the launching of a most...more
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Rehov Shlomo Zalman Shraga 5, Jerusalem 91181, Israel
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All reviews light rail movie presentation young israeli original trenches major battles great movie important historical site israeli soldiers old city personal stories well worth the visit both sides on display come alive guided tour war paratroopers
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reunification of the holy city of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War will always be a landmark in the thirty-six-century history of the Jewish people. Regaining Jewish control of the Old City meant driving the Jordanian army off Ammunition Hill (Hebrew Giv'at Ha-Tachmoshet)--a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alan G
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Site dedicated to Israeli solders killed.Views show how close the enemy arabs were . Fighting was fierce

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Came to see Ammunition Hill Memorial and Museum. The video that the show is outstanding. It explains the 6 day war in 1967 from the view point of the soldiers - interviewing them. Their family is there and photos of their fellow unit “brothers”. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CarolAnnG11
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

They’ve developed a fantastic presentation of the battle and with context of returning to Jerusalem and the Six Day War. The movie featuring the still living paratroopers and their fallen is powerful. Walk through the garden too. Our guide Did a great job of taking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

A great visit. Interesting, informative and fun to see the preserved relics. Particularly different from other museums was the scale model of Jerusalem and how that was used in the movie / presentation to put everything into context. This museum is not part of every...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We had an excellent young lady as a guide, can't recall her name, but she brought the terrible battle to life. Important to do the tour with a guide and not to just wander around.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

You need a dynamic guide and best to go with a group the story is moving and every person should know the heroism of the Israeli soldiers who were responsible to save the City.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Very nice museum and display of the situation before the liberation of Jerusalem in 1967 the battles and also after war situation. One of the touching parts is that even the Israeli soldiers set up a monument for the bravery of the Jordanian soldiers in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NaftaliT3
Reviewed July 1, 2018

A very moving museum dedicated to the Israeli paratroopers who gave their lives taking this key redoubt of the entrenched Jordanian army in 1967. The paratroopers had trained to fight in the Sinai and were reassigned to Jerusalem at the last minute with little knowledge...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ElvisMem
Reviewed May 15, 2018

You need to book ahead to be able to have the tour which includes the museum (it cost 35 shekels for an adult, 30 shekels for a school student). Our guide was very informative and the museum was well worth a visit. Due to time,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Amy H
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Alon W | Property representative |
just call us either locally: *2967 or using standard phone: 025829393 and we will be more than glad to book an Hebrew or English tour slot according to our daily availabilities
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marla p
October 14, 2015|
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Response from Joe_NYC_R | Property representative |
Hi! I have been many times and it is amazing. they are open the 28th from 9am to 5pm. i would send an email to their reservations department. Enjoy!
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