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Independence Hall Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This is a must for any first time visitor to Israel as this is were the country started. Really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron S
Aloha, Oregon
Good if you're interested in the history of Israel

Fascinating to see the exact place independence for Israel started, in a time capsule of a room... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Braunton, United Kingdom
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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...more
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16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
+972 3-517-3942
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must for any first time visitor to Israel as this is were the country started. Really good presentation that fills in any history gaps you might have. Like Independence Hall in Philadelphia, this is where it started.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating to see the exact place independence for Israel started, in a time capsule of a room with nothing changed. The video room is in Hebrew.

Thank Primestop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near the south end of Rothschild, probably one of the highlights of our trip! Watch the 10 minute video, very moving and REAL. Yes, Israel was created in that room. Moving and emotional

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A old art deco style house, surprisingly modest in design, but with a compelling history. For Israelis and people with an emotional attachment to the creation oft Israel this must feel like a homecoming. For me, an interested third-party, there was enough to hold my...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Independence Hall has only 3 rooms for visitors; two film theatres on the early settlement of Tel Aviv and the background of the War of Independence. The third room is the large exhibit hall where it all came together on May 14, 1948. As the...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Reenacting the history of the state of Israel is both emotional and revealing. Seeing Israel as it is today comparing to what it was, a must.

Thank Shim S
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled into this place and luckily there was a tour. The young woman who did the tour was completely brilliant. She beautifully illustrated the lead up to 1948 so that we really understood Israel’s perilous position and the miracle of what happened next. When...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

The museum provides a lot of interesting history that is not the usual things we hear. The struggle to form a country is told is ways that are very memorable.

Thank Brad F
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A really nice museum to know about the history of Israel's independence. One should book tickets in advance as it gets quiet crowded.

Thank Nikhiiil
Reviewed July 18, 2018

24 NIS or something per person. We watched a short video clips for Tel Aviv History. We sat in a place with a table and chairs. These are all for 24 NIS.

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October 18, 2017|
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Response from Tricia N | Reviewed this property |
There is a delightful docent who guides you through the experience. It lasts about 30-45 minutes.
June 16, 2017|
Response from marionvoyageuse2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ellen, It's probably open till 2 pm. Except Friday afternoon and Saturdays. check Independence Hall Museum opening-hours But worth it, really. After that, you can walk in the nice streets of Neve Tsedek.
Marge C
March 20, 2017|
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Response from SuperGrandma15 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 1/2 hr should be sufficient.