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The Ancient Galilee Boat

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Kibbutz Ginosar | The Yigal Alon Center, Ginosar 1498000, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibit is amazing, very well preserved, and the video documentary tells an amazing story. As an archeological piece, it's very impressive how they retrieved and restored it. As a historical piece, it's very thought provoking. As a potentially religious piece, it did send a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat ride was awesome. I was excited to simply sail on the Sea of Galilee. Never in this lifetime did I think I would have the opportunity to see the water that Jesus walked on. Be sure to visit the museum. The presentation is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LawdyMsClawdy9
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Only looked at the boat, we did not visit the small museum with a few artifacts. Interesting story on the salvaging and preservation of the boat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PTAMom2010
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We eventually managed to get the English narrative on the video at the beginning. Otherwise very good. Shop expensive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We took a boat ride on Sea of Galilee and then toured the museum. The story of the boat and seeing ti was amazing. The boat is a miracle itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 2 December 2018

The fascinating story behind the recovery and restoration of this boat is worth the time to visit. The boat itself is simple, but the process of getting it out of the Sea of Galilee and on display is well told in this small museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Great display of the boat and the video showing the discovery and the rescue of the boat is well done

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mo379
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Small museum, but worth the visit. Short film about the discovery of the boat, its preservation, and significance. Also beautiful views of the Sea!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaceyTaylor83
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The Ancient Galilee Boat was a very interesting stop. The location and building are very nice. There was a movie that gave a good review of how this boat was located and recovered.I believe that watching the movie is a must for appreciating what one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Again, an amazing surprise. What a tremendous effort to relocate the remains of the ancient biblical times fishing boat ands what a story to remind is about the biblical history of Galilee

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from tosolv | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how small your children are; Gai beach waterpark is an alternative, if they like swimmingpools. They also have a small beach within the park. It´s in Tiberias. The park isn´t large, but they have a childrens... More
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