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Wonderful way to get to know Tzfat's history

Note: Museum closes early on Tuesdays (as does pretty much every other tourist attraction in... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
Interesting Small Museum

Documents history of Safed for about 100 years until 1948. Some heartwarming stories told about the... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
Eric L
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Aug 1, 2019
“Wonderful way to get to know Tzfat's history”
Apr 27, 2019
“Interesting Small Museum”
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

Note: Museum closes early on Tuesdays (as does pretty much every other tourist attraction in Tzfat). This is a multi-floor building with pictures, clothing, furniture, tools, household utensils and appliances, and much more from the 1800s through the early state of Israel. There are recreations...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jsavElizabeth
Reviewed April 27, 2019

Documents history of Safed for about 100 years until 1948. Some heartwarming stories told about the citizens of Safed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eric L
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This museum tells with many objects and by its own history and founder, the facinating story of Safed throughout the 19 and 20 Centuries. Definitly worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 333isaace
Reviewed May 9, 2017

A magnificent estate overlooking majestic Mount Meron, the Meiri museum houses a series of exhibits and rooms that depict the modest yet fulfilling lives of the heroic pioneers that arrived in Safed from the poor Russian and European shtetl (small villages) to build the modern...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Marc R
Reviewed May 15, 2016

The staff is great--don't be afraid to ask questions. Wonderful rooms filled with pictures, implements, and explanations of life in Safed.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

This museum chronicles the life of Sefad during the past two centuries. It is full of interesting vignettes and items and walking through it is a treat.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank girlfromoutoftown
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to get a close up look at how Tzafat's community has grown and changed. Tons of artifacts and one of the most incredible terraces in the neighborhood! Be prepared to climb stairs and wind through tight rooms.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Helenefa1
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Safed seems seems like a town that time passed by and this museum is no different. If you like places that look like they were outfitted in the 1950's you'll love this. It has quite a range of exhibits including a reconstruction of a one-family...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank dlisbona
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The house tour was interesting and the family story is unique, and worth telling. The cheese factory is also nice, and the cheese is great.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Shlepndidul
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