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Ben-Gurion House

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Address: 17 Ben-Gurion Boulevard, Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-522-4925
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15:00 - 08:00
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Sun 15:00 - 08:00
Mon 17:00 - 08:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 08:00
Fri 13:00 - 08:00
Sat 14:00 - 11:00

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Intriguing Historical Building

This may be the only historical museum/building dedicated to the late David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister and leader of the young Israel state. Mr. Ben-Gurion lived in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
ovedda
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This may be the only historical museum/building dedicated to the late David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister and leader of the young Israel state. Mr. Ben-Gurion lived in the house many years, before and after 1948. The museum exhibits various artifacts, including personal items and many sinbolic gifts received by DBG from all over the world. The second floor holds... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The house gives you insight to the leader who lived in the house . David Ben-Gurion was not only a statesman but also a scholar, going through the house and seeing the vast amount of books which he read all of of them one can wonder when did he have time to create a country , build an army build... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully kept house filled with history of this incredible man! The upstairs is such a surprise! Well worth the visit!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Besides the nicely presevred house and its facilities, which reflect in quite a genuine manner the personality of David Ben Gurion, there is also a small multimedia pavillion where you can watch a short, but touching movie (in several languages) about this great man and his time. The regular guided tours (for the groups of 10 and more) are in... More 

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Thank Igor F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

David Ben Gurion's House has been maintained much as when he lived there. There are photos, belongings and a phenomenal library. It gives a fascinating glimpse into the politician and the man

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Thank Mickie J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This small house was the home of Ben Gurion. It is free to enter. The rooms are largely laid out as when lived in. There are many photos of Ben Gurion with important figures of the day. Also on display his many awards. What most impressed me though was the substantial number of books he read. And not just politics... More 

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Thank Duncan H
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

House is filled with momentous of Ben Gurion. Very impressed with his collection of books and photos from moments in history. Good place to start ?

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Thank whitneymol
tel Aviv
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

From the beautiful green tile floor to the impressive library, you will be glad you took this opportunity to gain insight into the modest life of this great man,David ben Gurion. See the movie (offered in an area adjacent to the house) first to deepen your experience. Also suggest visiting Ben Gurion's desert home and grave (Sde Boker.)

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Thank Arlene W
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24 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I felt it was boring. Of course Ben Gurion was a very important person for Israel, this place must be same as he left it but I don't like this kind of attractions.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Thought there would be more to this house. It's interesting to visit this simple house but not much to see. He did have a massive collection of books on many subjects.

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