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Independence Hall Museum

16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
+972 3-517-3942
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Poor experience

We arrived with no appointment to visit the place, we were received very kindly by a person at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tel Aviv
Nothing terribly exciting, but it once was - for an hour

This is where it all happened, and it is worth the time to remember the excitement of the birth of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Independence Hall- the birthplace of the State of Israel and the birthplace of the first Hebrew speaking city, Tel-Aviv. As one of the forerunners to the Historical Sites of the State of Israel, this house (cornerstone 1910) tells the story of the beginnings of the City of Tel-Aviv, Meir Dizengoff - the first Mayor of Tel-Aviv, and the famous ceremony which took place on May 14, 1948, as David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel. Through audio-visual mediums come take part in the exciting moment in the birth of the State of Israel.
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“short film” (25 reviews)
“actual room” (20 reviews)
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16 Shderot Rothschild, Tel Aviv 66881, Israel
+972 3-517-3942
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived with no appointment to visit the place, we were received very kindly by a person at the entrance. There was no guide that spoke Spanish, so we agreed to enter to watch an 11 minutes video with the story of the creation of...More

Thank JimeLM
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is where it all happened, and it is worth the time to remember the excitement of the birth of the state, and its character at the time

Thank Max92
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really amazing place and well worth visiting if you are interested in the history of Israel. It gives a great context to the country and its founding. Takes less than an hour but a must visit museum while in Tel Aviv . Also it’s...More

Thank Barrycork085
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for all who visit. A wonderful, informative museum about the founding of Eretz Yisroel, in the actual place the it was received.

Thank MMouseMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Independence Hall and listened to the presentation given by a very knowledgeable and entertaining presenter. It was interesting to be in the exact room with the same fittings that were used in 1948..

Thank BroadmeadTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy visiting sites that have historical significance. As we toured other sites in Israel, we saw several pictures of Independence Hall - so it was special to have been there before we visited other sites.

Thank flygirl555
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb presentations by knowledgeable and charming staff. History comes to life with the words of Ben Gurion, and with the performance of Hatikvah by the newborn Israel Philharmonic there was not a dry eye in the place.

Thank 76rone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently I took my father to Israel for his 80th birthday and we were lucky enough to visit the independence hall museum in Tel Aviv. The tour was an hour long with a presentation and recording of the actual speech givin on Israeli Independence Day...More

Thank fenigerj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see where the state of Israel was announced to the world. Interesting how the charter that was signed was 'patched' together

Thank Larry E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very small museum that is worth the visit. No need to spend more than an hour or two to see a brief movie about the creation of the state of israel and see where the announcement was made to the world (although...More

Thank lorne f
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19 October 2017|
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Response from Tricia N | Reviewed this property |
There is a delightful docent who guides you through the experience. It lasts about 30-45 minutes.
Ellen S
16 June 2017|
Response from marionvoyageuse2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ellen, It's probably open till 2 pm. Except Friday afternoon and Saturdays. check Independence Hall Museum opening-hours But worth it, really. After that, you can walk in the nice streets of Neve Tsedek.
Marge C
21 March 2017|
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Response from SuperGrandma15 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 1/2 hr should be sufficient.