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Ayalon Institute Museum

Rehov David Pikes 1 | Kibbutz Hill, Science Park, Rehovot 76320, Israel
+972 8-940-6552
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Visited the place twice with my group and once private. A part of Israels history for struggle of... read more

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Keren M
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Frankfurt, Germany
Bucket list this museum!

Eye-opening, inspiring and riveting experience. I've been there more than a dozen times and take... read more

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426ellen
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Rehovot, Israel
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En la cercanía del Parque Industrial de Rehovot, en La Colina de los Kibutzim, se encuentra el Instituto Ayalon, que cuenta una de las historias más fascinantes y misteriosas en la lucha por el establecimiento del Estado de Israel. 8 metros bajo tierra, y bajo las narices de los Británicos, se construyó una fábrica clandestina de municiones de 9mm para la ametralladora Sten. La fábrica funcionó en forma secreta de 1945 a 1948.
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“bullet factory” (51 reviews)
“british mandate” (24 reviews)
“tel aviv” (40 reviews)
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Rehov David Pikes 1 | Kibbutz Hill, Science Park, Rehovot 76320, Israel
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Rehov David Pikes 1 | Kibbutz Hill, Science Park, Rehovot 76320, Israel
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Reviewed today

Visited the place twice with my group and once private. A part of Israels history for struggle of independence which unfortunately is not well known. Plus an amazing story about amazing people. Highly recommended!

Thank Keren M
Reviewed yesterday

Eye-opening, inspiring and riveting experience. I've been there more than a dozen times and take all visitors there (business and personal) -- and moves me to tears each and every time!

Thank 426ellen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with a 9 year old in August. Very interesting story and nicely presented museum. I think the tour is about an hour. You need to book in advance. They have tours in English.

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Moving, inspiring & heartwarming. You must visit this remarkable museum. Our guide, Yarden , was most articulate (English language), engaging and informative. Her enthusiasm and love of Israel were infectious.

Thank danwohl
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found this very interesting. Our guide, Yardena was very good. Definitely a Worthwhile trip.

Thank cadett
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Located in Rehovot a suburb south of Tel Aviv this museum known as THE BULLET FACTORY is the story of how a factory was built underground on a kibbutz to produce 6000 bullets daily used by the Hagganah in the war for independence. Reservations are...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

See and learn how the Israelis made ammunition right under the eyes of the English occupation army. Even some of the material was inadvertently supplied by the British. A bakery and laundry room hid the only ammunition factory of the army.

1  Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Super fun and fascinating gem in Rehovot. Only heard about the Ayalon institute about a week before leaving for Israel and it was at the top of my list for attractions to visit. I was not disappointed. The Ayalon Institute did such a great job...More

2  Thank BeachyQueen123
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The tour guide and brief film did a good job of explaining the history of this former ammunition factory. Part of the tour was underground and involved some steep winding stairs.

2  Thank upnorth50
Reviewed 22 October 2017

this Museum is very interesting and exciting. It tells the story of a clandestine amunition factory that was active before the State of Israel and supplied amunition for the Jewish fighters. It was built under the nose of the British army and was camouflaged as...More

2  Thank Vivian B
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han g
20 January 2018|
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Response from Vivian B | Reviewed this property |
hi, I looked in their site and you can call or send an fax. Every time I was there I just went and waited for the next tour, but I speak Hebrew, so you should ask when do they have English tours. Telephone: 972- 8-9406552... More
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Richard J
14 December 2017|
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Response from Noga A | Property representative |
Shalom For making a tour at the Ayalon institute ( the Bullet factory) you need a reservation and for that I have to know the number of people you are and the day that you want to visit. The cost is: an adult 27 nis, a... More
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Richard J
14 December 2017|
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Response from suebedo2014 | Reviewed this property |
I went to their website and asked for tickets. They will respond promptly. You make a reservation and get the tickets when you get there. You have to give them a day and time you want to go.
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