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Independence Hall Museum

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Address: 16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 6688119, Israel
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+972 3-517-3942
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace...

Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace of the first Hebrew speaking city, Tel-Aviv. As one of the forerunners to the Historical Sites of the State of Israel, this house (cornerstone 1910) tells the story of the beginnings of the City of Tel-Aviv, Meir Dizengoff - the first Mayor of Tel-Aviv, and the famous ceremony which took place on May 14, 1948, as David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel. Through audio-visual mediums come take part in the exciting moment in the birth of the State of Israel.

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The site of the official declaration ...

... of the medinat Israel. It's amazing and touching to wlak throug this exhibition. A experience that I recommend to all visitors of Tel Aviv.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

... of the medinat Israel. It's amazing and touching to wlak throug this exhibition. A experience that I recommend to all visitors of Tel Aviv.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot is an in-and-out historic sight but the quick film and a few minutes walking around the hallowed hall add a touch of history to any walk up and down Rothschild.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on our own tour of central Tel Aviv. As non locals, there is a modest entrance fee. We joined an American tour party of Jews, plus some Chinese tourists. Listened to excellent talk, watched short film and then into the main hall, where history came to life. The female presenter was excellent and demonstrated real passion for the... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly moving - with a guide inside. 10 min film and 25 min guide speech. The story of the heroes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting view inside the History of Israel, starting with a short film, followed by a Summary of the background of the independence, located at the original hall. Scenic atmosphere, friendly and highly motivated Staff. A Must!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first house built in Tel Aviv...main hall the same as independence announcement in May 1948...Guide and the story was truly moving....a must see/do

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here every visit. It's incredibly moving. Watch the movie that tells the history of the house and then go in the very room where the State was declared and listen to Ben Gurion read the declaration in the very room it was recorded. You will definitely be moved to sing along with the recording as the crowd that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonderful recounting of the work it took for Israel to become a Jewish state. The narrator was clear, tracing the route from Theodore Herzl to 1948. In addition to her narrative, we viewed a short film on the subject. At the end of the story, we sang Hatikvah, while facing the Israeli flag. Many of us were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

I had always wanted to see this historical place and was glad to do so. There is really just the hall as such, and a film and therefore the entry price seemed a little steep. Amazing sense of history to be here though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

The young woman who led our group while here was very well informed and well able to communicate clearly about the important event that took place here!

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