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Independence Hall Museum, Tel Aviv

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One of the first buildings erected in Tel Aviv, Independence Hall Museum provided the setting for the signing of Israel's declaration of independence. Once the home of the city's first mayor, the building now serves as a memorial and museum to the historic signing event. Uncover the early days of Tel Aviv's history through a series of displays, leading to the Declaration Hall, where the State of Israel was officially declared in May of 1948. Recreated with artifacts and reconstructed articles, the hall exists exactly as it was during that pivotal moment, the voice of founding father David Ben-Gurion echoing through the space from an original recording. Tours are available in English. Plan your visit to Independence Hall Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tel Aviv vacation builder.
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  • באנו עם ילדים בגילאי 10 -13 והיה מאוד מעניין. בהתחלה היה סרטון ואחר כך הרצאה באולם שבו הכריזו על המדינה. מרתק לראות כמה המקום קטן ביחס לאיך שנראה בתמונות. הרגשנו שאנחנו נוגעים בהיסטוריה. לא נראה לי שכ...  more »
  • A gem hidden in the heart of Tel Aviv Was there with a group of tourists and was embarrassed I had never visited before Historical location where the State of Israel was declared. Take a guide for a f...  more »
  • The place offers sight-seeing tours. After the visit made us hear the Declaration of independence... without words
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  • We spent the morning learning about how Ben Gurion and other Israeli leaders declared independence in 1948. It is an amazing story. I highly recommend visiting here when you are in Tel Aviv.
  • A no miss for anyone interested in modern Israeli history, this museum tells both the story of Tel Aviv and the founding of the Israeli state. Best to call in advance to be able to join a tour.
  • Well presented and interesting exhibit. I learned a lot about the founding of the State of Israel, and the mindset of the people involved at the time.
  • This place gives a feel that all events took place here yesterday. Somewhat authentic. Take a guide or read about the place on the internet.
  • A very important part of Israel's history that has been kept well looked after. A great A/V presentation begins the tour, followed by a nice explanation and demonstration of the declaration in the actual room that it occurred.