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The Ancient Galilee Boat

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Boat and the Story are Worth It

We took a boat ride on Sea of Galilee and then toured the museum. The story of the boat and seeing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cynthia A
Columbia, Missouri
"Jesus Boat" is worth the time

The fascinating story behind the recovery and restoration of this boat is worth the time to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Logan, Utah
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a boat ride on Sea of Galilee and then toured the museum. The story of the boat and seeing ti was amazing. The boat is a miracle itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fascinating story behind the recovery and restoration of this boat is worth the time to visit. The boat itself is simple, but the process of getting it out of the Sea of Galilee and on display is well told in this small museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great display of the boat and the video showing the discovery and the rescue of the boat is well done

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mo379
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum, but worth the visit. Short film about the discovery of the boat, its preservation, and significance. Also beautiful views of the Sea!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaceyTaylor83
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The Ancient Galilee Boat was a very interesting stop. The location and building are very nice. There was a movie that gave a good review of how this boat was located and recovered.I believe that watching the movie is a must for appreciating what one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Again, an amazing surprise. What a tremendous effort to relocate the remains of the ancient biblical times fishing boat ands what a story to remind is about the biblical history of Galilee

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Make sure you see the movie to explain the history and significance. Then the boat will be that much more amazing. 2000 years old!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

In 1986 an excavation for the Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums found a 2,000-year-old boat that had been buried in the Sea of Galilee’s clay bottom.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Especially for Christians this is powerful. The presence of God was so strong. Great crew. Felt safe. In total it would be about one hour in.length. highlight of my trip so far.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

On the outside, is a long bench with beautiful mosaics and a quirky bike with mosaics. In the museum itself, is a large gift shop, in fact the gift shop is larger than the museum, I think. In the museum part itself, you first watch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from tosolv | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how small your children are; Gai beach waterpark is an alternative, if they like swimmingpools. They also have a small beach within the park. It´s in Tiberias. The park isn´t large, but they have a childrens... More