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Beit Hatotchan - IDF artillery museum and memorial monument

Derech Beit Hatotchan, Zichron Yaakov 11111, Israel
+972 52-424-8482
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Rust in peace

I took a friend from the states to see the museum and I was appalled by the condition on the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
Robert G
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Israel
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Other than Laturn, come here

If you enjoy early military history and ingenuity, this is a walk back in early fighting to save... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
HappyZichron
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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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“rocket” (2 reviews)
“howitzer” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Derech Beit Hatotchan, Zichron Yaakov 11111, Israel
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+972 52-424-8482
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

I took a friend from the states to see the museum and I was appalled by the condition on the displays the fact that they are freshly painted doesn't hide the fact that they aren't preserved well and they will be picked clean by metal...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed May 22, 2017

If you enjoy early military history and ingenuity, this is a walk back in early fighting to save the country. Very nostalgic walk in a pretty partk, good signage and photo opps for kids to climb on military equipment. The place is the site of...More

Thank HappyZichron
Reviewed April 17, 2017

My boys (14, 10 and 6 years old) like to go to this place and to have a look to the artillery, howitzers and rocket launchers and to climb on them (which is possible).

Thank TopGunFun
Reviewed October 11, 2016

If you like are a military history buff or just like tanks, old army weapons, open space and trees THIS is the place for you to visit. This park has many old artilery peices arranged for the young old and older crowd to climb and...More

Thank Yidndn
Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is the main memorial for the Artillery Corps of the IDF and has a nice display of old Artillery pieces. If you are near by and like these kind of shows - it is a good 1 hour visit.

Thank adibrand
Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is an open air park with a good variety of howitzers, mortars, rocket & missile systems, and supporting equipment. The park is overgrown, but it's free and the write ups of the different exhibits are decent. I saw a few pieces of equipment here...More

Thank Fousa
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

For the military history lover is is a must. For former artillery troops it is a real must. And for the Armor model builder it is a mecca that rivals Latrun. A small museum that has open displays of IDF and captured Artillery pieces and...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed September 29, 2015

I dont know whats there to do except ceremonies on IDF memorial day... Its full of cement with names of the fallen....

Thank Noa T
Reviewed July 13, 2015

not very intersting like 30 mins of you have kids that love that kind of stuff ... the memmorial is pretty nice...

Thank yotamziv
Reviewed December 19, 2013

I knew that this place exists for long time but never set the time to visit. I was invited for a memorial ceremony last September. I was amazed to see the location, surrounded by lots of green trees and lawns with very nice view of...More

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