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Independence Hall Museum

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Address: 16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 6688119, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 3-517-3942
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace...

Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace of the first Hebrew speaking city, Tel-Aviv. As one of the forerunners to the Historical Sites of the State of Israel, this house (cornerstone 1910) tells the story of the beginnings of the City of Tel-Aviv, Meir Dizengoff - the first Mayor of Tel-Aviv, and the famous ceremony which took place on May 14, 1948, as David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel. Through audio-visual mediums come take part in the exciting moment in the birth of the State of Israel.

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9-Hour Israel Heritage Tour from Tel Aviv
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impressive visit

2 well-done presentations with classic audio-visual materials. original art works on the wall added to this wonderful experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

2 well-done presentations with classic audio-visual materials. original art works on the wall added to this wonderful experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Intersting inclusion in the tour of Tel Aviv, but not a great place for little kids. Interesting historical inclusion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at Independance Hall. This enjoyment of this visit depends on the quality of the speech given by the lecturer. The gentleman who did our presentation was awesome. We were with a small group but the presentation was also attended by a large Birthright group. We attended on December 29th around 3:30 PM. Thanks so much... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice short explanatory film on history of Tel Aviv, then you can go right into the room (decorated & arranged as it was back then, including nameplates for delegates on the dais) where Ben Gurion declared independence in May 1948, and hear the declaration (and followup shehechiyany & hatikvah) recorded right there. Allow 30min including the film.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was 20 Shekels to enter, once we found it. Signage isnt always great in TLV. A great English tour presentation, fluid, interesting and casual. You get a full overview of the independance struggle and in addition are taken through to the actual Hall where the State of Israel was declared etc. We spent maybe 1hour and 15mins here, more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit if you hear one of the presentations. You watch a video and then go into the main room where the declaration of independence of Israel was signed, and learn more about the history from a presenter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was interesting to learn about the early days of Tel Aviv and the reason for using that particular building for the Independence ceremony. It was all very well done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Growing up in the 70's/80's, I wasn' aware of the specifics of how Israel came into being. The attack by 5 Arab nations on the very day of Israel's founding was amazing to learn about. Even more astounding was the world's silence and inaction in response. Visiting the Independence Hall Museum and the Palmach Museum was a remarkable way to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting place to see but only as a guided tour. At appointed hours there are English speaking educators giving presentations on the establishment of the state of Israel. Call and ask before coming. If going by yourself you may find this place little bit disappointing. It is all about the STORY these people tell not objects you see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It was very interesting getting to see independence hall and our tour guide was great. We learned a lot and it was a great experience

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