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Ben-Gurion House

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Such an unpretentious house for such an important man who played such a major part in the modern... read more

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Lyn_H20
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Johannesburg, South Africa
old home of David Ben Gurion

This is such an interesting place to visit, and someone off-the-beaten-track. D BG spoke many... read more

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Ben-Gurion House invites visitors to experience a personal and unmediated meeting with Ben-Gurion's memory ,his way of life and activities. This visit is recommended for all children and adults, personal visits and organized tours. Audio-Guide is...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an unpretentious house for such an important man who played such a major part in the modern history of Israel and the Jewish nation. Well worth a visit and a great tour. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lyn_H20
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an interesting place to visit, and someone off-the-beaten-track. D BG spoke many languages and has books in many. an unusual little museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trainjoanjle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did this as a last minute add on with our family. So glad we did! One hour quick tour with free entry and free audio guide. Friendly staff and easy to find.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank washington1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best from visit can one get by participating guided tour. That gives much more deeper view to the life of this great man; I have participated three times and can say that every time the guides gave me something new. I also recommend a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ben Gurion House allows you to walk through the very modest home where Ben Gurion and his wife Pola lived. On display in the simply furnished and very small rooms are important testaments to his meetings with people of enormous historic importance - from Churchill...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mobile02654401790, guide at Ben-Gurion House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for visitng the ben-gurion house in tel aviv. we are very pleased to hear you enjoy your tour. its important to know that visitors that isnt booked a tour with a group can get audio guide, that is availabe in 5 languages.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had already visited 2 other museums in Tel Aviv earlier in the day but did not want to miss the opportunity to see this site since it has such historical importance to Israel and the Jewish people. His house is small so you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mobile02654401790, guide at Ben-Gurion House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

hello david and thank you for the review. just for your infotmation, the library is located with over 20,000 books

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

A modest house containing the history of Yzrael in a 2 hour walk. More interesting were the quotations posted that showed a far sighted man beyond his time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank omega123
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find walking down Ben Gurion Blvd, on right hand side toward the beach. Enter through gate right on sidewalk. Check hours (even open few hours on Shabbat). They provide a short brochure and you’re permitted to walk around the house to view rooms....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Found by accident, what an interesting place, not well marked; but surely should not miss. Get an insight into this great man, and his works

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We spent about 45 minutes there looking at the photos, and historic papers. Interesting to stop in. On the top floor is a library that had a short movie

Date of experience: September 2018
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Marge C
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Response from 380lindas380 | Reviewed this property |
We just showed up. Sorry I just went on to trip advisor and saw your question
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ebds4
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sites relating to israel's independence (6 Replies)
hi-- will be visiting in late october,-- we have done a few tours where we have seen the major tourist destinations--"--now we would like to specialize-- we are especiialy interested in sites that pertain to pre-partition palestine, and the war independence-- we have already been to the Palmach museum (Fabulous for those that haven't been their) and the Ben-Gurion house. what else would anyone reccomend-- we will be using jersualam as our home base- and will have the use of a car. thanks
October 04, 2010|
Response fromElad100|
You can visit the Navy museum in Haifa... there is a lot of information about the war from the Navy point of view.
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I ask this question, fully understanding that I will ignite a friendly civil war. On our first day in Tel Aviv, we plan on spending the morning walking from the Savoy Hotel to Independence Hall, then back up Allenby to Bialik Street to Bet Rubin, and finally (for the morning) to Ben-Gurion House. Somewhere around the end of that walk, we will want to grab some lunch and I want to introduce my friend Gina to falafel. So, where is the best place to get a great falafel sandwich, on the...More
March 13, 2012|
Response fromOreet-S|
Oy vey - you just opened Pandora's Box - now, if you wanted to know where the best falafel is in Jerusalem I know exactly where to send you - but I'll leave this one to the Tel Aviv gurus - just be prepared for the fallout:)
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We are narrowing down our trip. We would like to see the following places in Jerusalem: Old City Israel Museum-sections that are open. Yad Va Shem Memorial/Holocaust Museum Chagall Windows at Hadassah Medical Center-if there is time Hebrew University-if there is time Mea Shearim Tisch Family Zoological Gardens Beit Guvrin National Park We would like to see the following places in Tel Aviv: Bet Hatfutzot/Diaspora Museum Ezretz Israel Museum Tel Aviv Museum of Art Ben-Gurion...More
March 20, 2009|
Response fromAnon|
Old City - at least half a day - the Jewish bits which have opening hours will be closed to the public. Israel Museum-sections that are open. Hour and a half - open on shabbat half day Yad Va Shem Memorial/Holocaust Museum - two and a half hours - closed on Saturday Chagall Windows at Hadassah Medical Center-if there is time - not much but acess is difficult. i would reckon during Saturday it's open during prayers' times only. Hebrew University-if there is time - what do you want to see...More