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The story of the discovery and restoration of the ancient boat is amazing. To be able to see an... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
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Located on the grounds of a kibbutz, our tour began with a short, but slightly dated, video of the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Matt K
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Tiberias 14980, Israel
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

The story of the discovery and restoration of the ancient boat is amazing. To be able to see an actual boat, not a replica, of the first century is great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 73glennk
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Located on the grounds of a kibbutz, our tour began with a short, but slightly dated, video of the finding, saving and preserving of 2,000 year old boat. To have a wooden item from the time Jesus walked the earth was truly worth seeing. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matt K
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Wonderfully maintained and it is amazing that Jesus could have sailed in one like it. It reminded me of the Mary Rose.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janice538
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I never expected the facility to be as nice as it was for a single attraction. Huge entry with ac opened up to a large gift shop, food area and a video presentation next to the boat from 2000 years ago. You wont spend a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rcaldin
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Seeing the boat was interesting but do not go out of your way to see it. It’s not expensive with that being said so it was fine.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank OT4311
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting and seeing the remains of this Jesus era boat that was found. Short video. Good gift shop and snack bar. Most lake boat tours either start or end here.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bima01
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The story of how this ancient boat was discovered, rescued and preserved is very interesting. Hard to believe that it is from the time of Christ! The boat ride on the Sea of Galilee is a must do for every Christian. It is much like...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank peglegtraveler
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is not large but worthwhile. The fishing boat that was excavated and restored is quite interesting. The boat has been authenticated to be over 2,000 years old. No claim to be tied to Jesus but it was definitely from his era. We visited...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank rhpatt29
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend visiting this unique piece of ancient archaeology. No more guessing, an authentic boat from the time of Jesus of Nazareth. Now you can imagine him and 12 more men sailing on one of those. They...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Marcos Enrique R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a nice little village by the shores of Lake Galilee. I think this is actually a resort village and closed during the winter, because it was dead when I visited. In truth, I really only came here to stand on the shores of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank macedonboy
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