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Beit Hatotchan - IDF artillery museum and memorial monument

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Moving and Interesting Memorial

Really interesting historic canons, and a moving memorial to those who fell for the country. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
AdinaHagege
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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
"Artillery is the queen of the battlefield", Napoleon

This is the main memorial for the Artillery Corps of the IDF and has a nice display of old... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
adibrand
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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Really interesting historic canons, and a moving memorial to those who fell for the country. It's great fun for kids to climb and clamber on the old canons. Best to visit when there are ceremonies.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AdinaHagege
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I took a friend from the states to see the museum and I was appalled by the condition on the displays the fact that they are freshly painted doesn't hide the fact that they aren't preserved well and they will be picked clean by metal...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you enjoy early military history and ingenuity, this is a walk back in early fighting to save the country. Very nostalgic walk in a pretty partk, good signage and photo opps for kids to climb on military equipment. The place is the site of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank HappyZichron
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My boys (14, 10 and 6 years old) like to go to this place and to have a look to the artillery, howitzers and rocket launchers and to climb on them (which is possible).

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank TopGunFun
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you like are a military history buff or just like tanks, old army weapons, open space and trees THIS is the place for you to visit. This park has many old artilery peices arranged for the young old and older crowd to climb and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Yidndn
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is the main memorial for the Artillery Corps of the IDF and has a nice display of old Artillery pieces. If you are near by and like these kind of shows - it is a good 1 hour visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank adibrand
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is an open air park with a good variety of howitzers, mortars, rocket & missile systems, and supporting equipment. The park is overgrown, but it's free and the write ups of the different exhibits are decent. I saw a few pieces of equipment here...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Fousa
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

For the military history lover is is a must. For former artillery troops it is a real must. And for the Armor model builder it is a mecca that rivals Latrun. A small museum that has open displays of IDF and captured Artillery pieces and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Robert G
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I dont know whats there to do except ceremonies on IDF memorial day... Its full of cement with names of the fallen....

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Noa T
Reviewed 13 July 2015

not very intersting like 30 mins of you have kids that love that kind of stuff ... the memmorial is pretty nice...

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank yotamziv
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