Ayalon Institute Museum, Rehovot

Take a guided tour of Ayalon Institute Museum, a reconstruction of a hidden bullet factory that played a crucial role in Israel's struggle for independence. The secret factory was established in 1946 and was situated 8 m (25 ft) underground, its entrance disguised by a kibbutz laundry room. On a visit to the historic site, you can hear the story of the 45 men and women who risked everything by working tirelessly on the loud and dangerous ammunition-making machines. Planning Rehovot trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • October 4, 2017
    An amazing piece of history. Over the years, I have taken all my grandchildren to visit this museum so that they could learn more about the struggle of the budding Israeli nation to fight for their co...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    I take all our overseas visitors to the museum. Its interesting and the guides are very very well informed knowing how to keep you attentive using their vast knowledge of that time and humour. Easy to...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    What a story! The tour of the secret underground bullet factory must not be missed. How the kibbutz members ran a bullet factory underground right under the noses of the British is an incredible story...  more »

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