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Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower

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16 Shderot Rothschild | Eastern Lobby - Ground Floor, Tel Aviv 6688119, Israel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We strongly recommend avoiding this so-called "tour" until the actual Independence Hall (Rothschild 16 Blvd) re-opens in a few years. They are currently closed for renovations and the Independence Hall "museum" in the meantime is operating from a visitors' center in the Shalom Mayer Tower...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Independence Hall Museum is definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in Israel's history. Go

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Traveler_Eyal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Independence Hall is an amazing piece of history. It is where the declaration for the State of Israel was signed. It still looks great and it is a wonderful place to bring your family to relieve this exciting time in history. There are many original...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ellen D
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Easy to navigate & with lots of reading material one can get a good feeling of how Israel began not so long ago.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank martha H
Reviewed June 21, 2019

There is not as much to see there, yet it is one of the must go venues if you are interested in the history of Israel. I thoroughly enjoyed the explanations that came along, not sure if a guide is always there. Definitely worthwhile, takes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

This is a temporary location. The problem is the exhibit is in a hall that echos with the sounds of everything else so the guide is difficult to hear but the story is worthwhile. The second half of the tour is a video of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

Interesting video in English and not much more...then someone told me that this was the exact spot of the Independence declaration with the original furniture. Yes it was moving to be on the spot! This hall (we were told) is about to undergo a renovation...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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IndependanceHal... I, Manager at Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Hi! I'm happy you were able to visit our museum before the historical restoration. We home you will come back in a few years when re re-open to the public.

Reviewed February 12, 2019

an important place to visit for those wanting learn more about the founding of the state, a must for those who are taking a tour of Tel Aviv - one of the "founder"s houses

Date of experience: January 2019
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IndependanceHal... I, Manager at Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Hi! I'm happy you were able to visit our museum before the historical restoration. We home you will come back in a few years when re re-open to the public.

Reviewed February 1, 2019

This is a must see in Tel Aviv!!! Many people don't know basic truth about Israel due to negative media depiction. It's a very interesting palace that shows what Jews have been through before declaring the state of Israel.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

If you are interested in the history of Israel, than this is a must place for you too. Not too much artifacts, but this is the place where Ben Gurion declared the independence of the State Israel. Remember on this great event!

Date of experience: January 2019
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August 7, 2019|
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Response from IndependanceHal... I | Property representative |
Hi reba K, Yes we accept Visa and Mastercard.
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Response from trician954 | Reviewed this property |
There is a delightful docent who guides you through the experience. It lasts about 30-45 minutes.
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ellens502
June 16, 2017|
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Response from IndependanceHal... I | Property representative |
Hi Ellen S, We are scheduled to be open on October 6th. Please call us a few days prior to your arrival to check with us guided times.
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