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The Makhtesh (crater), above which the Makhtesh Ramon Visitors Center is located, is part of the Matsok HaTsinim and Har HaNegev nature reserves. The Visitors Center offers an experience combining the life story of the Israeli astronaut, Col. Ilan...more
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The place is very well situated on the cliff with a spectacular view of the crater.
The Ilan Ramon memorial part is well executed. Not too mushy and honors the man. The geological part is also nice and not to much information so it will...More
full explanation of the life of Ilan Ramon the first astronaut in Israel with a sad ending. Everything is well explained by movies it was very emotional.The ending was magnificent when they open the curtain.
Also a movie of Ramon’s crater . i enjoyed my...More
Bio Ramon -- adjacent to the Ramon Crater Visitor Center -- is a small "living desert" museum -- but the exhibits they have with different types of lizards, rodents and other desert animals is very interesting, and the guide present on location is very knowledgeable...More
This centre is deicated to Ilan Ramon the Israeli astronaut who died in the 2003 Columbia disaster. There are film exhibits and artefacts about his history and flight. After the last filam about him the curtains open to display a stunning view of the crater....More
Visiting the Ramon Crater visitors center presented the video of the Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon with the live feed from the Challenger Space shuttle, his incredible history and pride in his service to iIsrael. It also gives an excellent geological review of the crater creation...More
Even though it was empty, they had us going through at a scheduled rate. We had a Jeep tour to catch so it was difficult so make it through at our own pace.
It had the standard geological displays but does not compare to the...More
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I think the view from the visitors center alone is worth the stop. It took us about an hour and a half to go through. If you plan on bringing lunch with you and eating there, using the bathroom, getting a cold drink, it'll... More
I think the view from the visitors center alone is worth the stop. It took us about an hour and a half to go through. If you plan on bringing lunch with you and eating there, using the bathroom, getting a cold drink, it'll take 2 hours. I think it's worth it. The view is unreal. Bring a camera.