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Palestinian Heritage Center

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Address: Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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+972 or (970) 2-2742381
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Nice little place of real interest

Having read the reviews first I was expecting a shop disguised as a museum, but in actual fact I found a nice little museum that I enjoyed myself in with a friend. The lady gently... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
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Heather, United Kingdom
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Heather, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Having read the reviews first I was expecting a shop disguised as a museum, but in actual fact I found a nice little museum that I enjoyed myself in with a friend. The lady gently drew our attention to some points of interest and had a clear emphasis on the museum rather than what was for sale. It is true... More 

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Belper
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Wonderful array of artefacts all well arranged. The people there are keen to talk about their culture and the efforts to preserve it. Don't miss the Banksy Dove on the wall outside.

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Thank JHTBelper
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a shop where one may purchase beautiful locally handmade products as well as gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for Palestine. The goods are of excellent quality, all handmade, and proceeds go to help Palestinian families in need. One may also gain a deeper understanding as to the plight of the Palestinian families and the difficulties they... More 

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Thank Mike M
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It's mostly a shop with some ornaments to see. There's are some nice things around to look at but pretty pricey to buy anything. Worth a visit if you have some spare time.

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Thank KateTues
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

A wide selection of largely local, hand-made products of various degrees of quality are on show in this emporium that seems to be patronised almost exclusively by coach parties on the 'Jerusalem/Bethlehem' circuit.

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Thank John L
England uk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

For insight into bygone days one not to miss Good do with a good clean.unable to pay with credit card machine not working? Range of low cost items plus quite expensive one off pieces

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

plenty to see here, the images on the walls look fantastic, a real treat for history lovers, there are several pictures to see including the one of Mary and Joseph, a must go!!

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Nazareth, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

all Palestinian hand made, we met the owner of the shop, she's a great woman. The place sells products that was made by Palestinian mothers and sisters which support their families.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Love this place, where you can (if you like) get a low-down of the history and culture of "tatreez" (Palestinian folk embroidery) from the owner/proprietor Maha. Here, you could try on some clothes in both contemporary and traditional designs, purchase some embroidered home decor (cushions and the like), jewellery, or even have a rest in the old-fashioned traditional-style red-black patterned... More 

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llandogo, pembs
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

Yes it has some good museum pieces of life in Palestine in former times, but it's really just a shop trying to sell you expensive souvenirs. It's also really dusty! You are better off visiting the newly opened museum near Solomons Pools which really IS a museum and is fabulous.

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