Ben-Gurion House, Tel Aviv

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One of the main residences of Israel’s first Prime Minister--left to the state after his passing--Ben-Gurion House now serves as a museum and memorial to Israel's founding father. Ben-Gurion lived here with his family when he wasn’t staying at the official Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem or his retirement home. On a free tour of the building, you can see Ben-Gurion’s humble chambers, where he wrote the final draft of Israel’s Declaration of Independence, and an array of his books, documents, photographs, and personal items. Put Ben-Gurion House at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tel Aviv vacation builder.
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  • August 3, 2017
    Tel Aviv is a modern city, but does have some historical gems sprinkled along its residential neighborhoods near the sea. This is one of them - David Ben-Gurion's house in period style, down to the ki...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    This small house, located in a neighborhood of typical Tel Aviv, is a trove of information. If you have any interest in understanding the Zionist movement, the compilation of Israel... do not skip thi...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Brings a lot of color to the life of David Ben Gurion. Enjoyed it much. It sets the tone to much of Israels values and accomplishments.  more »
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  • June 19, 2017
    Unforgettable hours to have a glimpse into the life of this great man. One really feels a warmth in this house witnessing Ben Gurion's daily life (even the kitchen where he had meals with his wife Paula). And upstairs four rooms serving as his library with 20,000 books and periodicals in 10 languages. The host was very friendly and showed me a film about Ben Gurion's life and battle. If you are in Tel Aviv, please do not miss to visit. Entrance is free.
  • May 26, 2017
    Unbelievable amazing historical document of Israel's 1.Prime minister modest live. Walk the home of one of the most dominant political individuals in Israeli history. A must for visitors to Tel Avi v
  • February 7, 2017
    Nice piece of Israeli history - quick tour that shouldn't take more than 30mins to an hour.
  • January 11, 2017
    Pretty, and interesting, but not a hugely compelling stop.
  • May 7, 2017
    Good museum and amazing library

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