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Israel Defense Forces History Museum

Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-517-2913
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A history of the IDF

This is a museum dedicated to the history and development of the Israeli Defence Forces. There is a... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Complete history of the IDF in one place

Next to the Old Train Station in Tel Aviv is the IDF Museum. From its origins as the Haganah... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Stefan L
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Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a museum dedicated to the history and development of the Israeli Defence Forces. There is a large amount of weaponry in the museum, including guns, tanks, anti-aircraft artillery and artillery. There's information about the history of the Haganah, the precursors to the modern...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Next to the Old Train Station in Tel Aviv is the IDF Museum. From its origins as the Haganah, Palmach and Stern Gang the Israel Defence Force story is told. The collection of arms from around the world is staggering. How an army can utilize...More

Thank Stefan L
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A must to,view the arms from WWI and WWII that allowed Isreal,to,win its wars. I loved the tank shed that had about 20 ranging from small to gigantic

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is adjacent to the old train station of tel Aviv. The area has ample marking space. If you are visiting this place also visit the train station. The train station is closed but open for visitors . It has information on the first railways....More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

When we eventually found this museum, we thought it quite interesting. Perhaps we should have taken advantage of the English language headphone service, because nearly all the labels were in Hebrew only, but we didn't. Nevertheless, there is a lot of interesting things to see....More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Collection of armour weapons and artifacts from the 70 years of history of the ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCESvERY,VERY INTERESTING DISPLAYED IN the old barrack on the border of Jaffa and former German colony

Thank airport2015
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I'm not sure what I was expecting but the museum was kind of boring. Unless you are into serious military things, this museum may bore you. I had more fun talking to the guards and photographing the feral cats climbing on the tanks.

Thank CruellaDenver
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Israel Defense Forces History Museum is located between the old Train Station and the Neve Tzedek near the waterfront in Tel Aviv. You will need some form of picture ID or a passport in order to obtain admission. There are about two dozen small...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great museum chocked full of Israel military history, with plenty of decommissioned tanks and military vehicles to look at and, in some cases, climb on, and displays of uniforms and military history with large male and female mannequins (Ken and Barbie Dolls) wearing the IDF...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Chock full of arms and equipment. The English signage is minimal, but the English-language audio tour, which lasted almost two hours was very good and well worth it.

1  Thank Brian R
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