Palmach Museum, Tel Aviv

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Palmach Museum commemorates the role of the Palmach, the elite combat force of the "Haganah," the underground army of the Jewish residents of the British Mandate in Palestine before the establishment of the state of Israel. The striking modern building was designed by Israeli architects Zvi Hecker and Rafi Segal, and contains the exhibit, laid out over several rooms in a display that integrates video, artifacts, and documents with personal narrative history. Visitors must arrange in advance to join one of the group tours through the museum, which are offered in multiple languages and last 90 minutes. Use our Tel Aviv trip planner to add Palmach Museum and other attractions to your Tel Aviv vacation plans.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Tel Aviv is the 2 da city in population, more cosmopolitan to have Jerusalem, nightlife, mixture of melting pot of cultures from all over the world, art, science, culture, beach and nightlife, ideal for stay, or at least visit a few days.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Definitely make a reservation for this museum. Be sure to book English tour if needed. Unique experiential approach to relaying the beginning history of the State of Israel before and up thru the war ...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    The guided tour went through different underground rooms and inbeach room one can watch a part of film about Palmach history. The fil was a bit naive, but gave anyway good info in about one hour. Ther...  more »
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  • March 19, 2017
    Provides a good deal of info on the Palmach, and the format is somewhat unique but to the extent that it takes awat a little from the message... I still can't figure you why the last room has a rotating floor... Aside from that, be sure not to miss the photo collection in the opposite building after your tour.
  • June 10, 2017
    This underground museum is a great interactive museum about pre-State Israel's underground.
  • November 21, 2016
    We didnt reserver upfront, but when we ask the cashier we could join 2 and half hours later. We then go first to Eretz Israel museum(5min walk) and after that joined the tour trough Palmach museum. We definitely liked it!
  • March 25, 2017
    Really cool museum, very informative, walk through a series of films projected on the walls.
  • July 8, 2016
    A must for everyone who can arrange for a guided visit. You should register in advance to join a group visit but you may also just go ad-hoc and hope to join a group who may have some space left (just make sure you somewhat understand the language of the tour guide). The museum immerses you fully into Israel's pioneer past and is also technically just great!!!

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