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Israel Defense Forces History Museum

Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-517-2913
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Worth A Visit But Not Over The Top

Not being someone who understands all of the different type of war machinery, I approached this... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
NJAVGJOE
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New Jersey
Such wasted potential for top class museum

What a special collection of militaria and a national defence force of note! Originally put... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Andrew O
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Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-517-2913
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"military equipment"
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"armored vehicles"
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"audio guide"
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"large display"
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"military buff"
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"outdoor exhibits"
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"own pace"
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"two hours"
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"tanks"
in 23 reviews
"wars"
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Not being someone who understands all of the different type of war machinery, I approached this museum as someone who was not a military buff. That said, I was very interested in seeing the museum because I find the history fascinating of how the Israelis...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

What a special collection of militaria and a national defence force of note! Originally put together with vision and some money it is now uncared for and unloved. I think it would benefit from a creative museum director and could be a good source of...More

Thank Andrew O
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a museum dedicated to the history and development of the Israeli Defence Forces. There is a large amount of weaponry in the museum, including guns, tanks, anti-aircraft artillery and artillery. There's information about the history of the Haganah, the precursors to the modern...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Next to the Old Train Station in Tel Aviv is the IDF Museum. From its origins as the Haganah, Palmach and Stern Gang the Israel Defence Force story is told. The collection of arms from around the world is staggering. How an army can utilize...More

Thank Stefan L
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A must to,view the arms from WWI and WWII that allowed Isreal,to,win its wars. I loved the tank shed that had about 20 ranging from small to gigantic

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is adjacent to the old train station of tel Aviv. The area has ample marking space. If you are visiting this place also visit the train station. The train station is closed but open for visitors . It has information on the first railways....More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

When we eventually found this museum, we thought it quite interesting. Perhaps we should have taken advantage of the English language headphone service, because nearly all the labels were in Hebrew only, but we didn't. Nevertheless, there is a lot of interesting things to see....More

Thank RayattheBay
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Collection of armour weapons and artifacts from the 70 years of history of the ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCESvERY,VERY INTERESTING DISPLAYED IN the old barrack on the border of Jaffa and former German colony

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I'm not sure what I was expecting but the museum was kind of boring. Unless you are into serious military things, this museum may bore you. I had more fun talking to the guards and photographing the feral cats climbing on the tanks.

Thank CruellaDenver
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Israel Defense Forces History Museum is located between the old Train Station and the Neve Tzedek near the waterfront in Tel Aviv. You will need some form of picture ID or a passport in order to obtain admission. There are about two dozen small...More

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Dave B
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Response from Andrew O | Reviewed this property |
See the photo I posted - open all week except Friday and Shabbat
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