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National Maritime Museum, Haifa

(3.7/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
The National Maritime Museum is a maritime and archaeological museum in Haifa, Israel.The museum was founded in 1953, based on the private collection of its founder and first director, Aryeh Ben- Eli. In 1972, the museum moved to its current premises near the northern beachhead of Mount Carmel, between Stella Maris and Bat Galim neighborhoods. Nearby are the Israeli Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum and the Cave of Elijah.The Marine Workshop of the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, affiliated with the University of Haifa is located at the museum. The workshop provides professional diving and field surveying services for field research conducted at the institute.Archaeological finds on permanent display at the museum include the Athlit Ram, a bronze ram of a 2nd-century BCE warship.
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  • This museum has rare centuries old artifacts detailing trade in the Mediterranean. Definitely worth seeing for those interested in development of shipping and bronze age 
  • מוזיאון ידידותי לכל, קטנים וגדולים. בקרנו כל המשפחה במוזיאון בליווי הדרכה צמודה. היה מאד מעניין. הילדים היו קשובים ובחנו כל פרט שהוצג. במוזיאון קיימת פינת יצירה ואזור של תחפושות ברוח הנושאים המוצגים כ...  more »
  • The museum is pretty small but yet interesting. I wouldn't come here just for this museum, but combined with the Israeli Navy museum it's a good half-day activity. 
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  • Great place to visit and have a nice experience
  • Nice and friendly museum ,great models
  • Patung siapa itu?
  • Good place, nice exhibition
  • ממש יפה ממולץ לבוא עם ילדים