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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  • 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 in...  more »
  • Historic special place under the nose of the British factory pay back great interesting secret obligation to take the kids to grandkids around
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  • Very surprising. Part of the history of a place called defender of the kibbutzim and Hill became the first ordnance factory. Lecture illustrates and very interesting.
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