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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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Super-informative museum with many historical memorabilia

I highly advise to take an audioguide with you - if not, you'll loose like 80% of the information... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Valentyn_Onyshchenko
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Kiev, Ukraine
a military enthusiast's delight

I have been to Tel Aviv many times and was unable to visit this museum. the hours are limited to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt S
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-517-2913
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I highly advise to take an audioguide with you - if not, you'll loose like 80% of the information and insteresting stories it is offering to the listeners - plus, many signs near the items are only in Hebrew. It has lots of military vehicles,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Tel Aviv many times and was unable to visit this museum. the hours are limited to Sunday to Thursday from 1000 to 1600. If you are business time will have to be made for the visit. i suggest you find the...More

Thank Matt S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The IDF Museum is a good place to visit, but I would not put it on the top of my list of ‘must see’ things in Tel Aviv. The Museum is on the southern end of Tel Aviv, not far from Jaffa. The museum has...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This small installation is packed full of tanks and guns - demonstrating the strength and ingenuity of the Israeli Defense Forces. The English audio tour was critical for us, as most of the exhibits are in Hebrew only. A hall dedicated to IDF leaders, was...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

My husband served in the USMC and is interested in all things history, war and military. He has always shown an interest in the IDF, so we went to the this museum and enjoyed the audio tour for a small additional fee. I am not...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Not being someone who understands all of the different type of war machinery, I approached this museum as someone who was not a military buff. That said, I was very interested in seeing the museum because I find the history fascinating of how the Israelis...More

1  Thank NJAVGJOE
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

What a special collection of militaria and a national defence force of note! Originally put together with vision and some money it is now uncared for and unloved. I think it would benefit from a creative museum director and could be a good source of...More

1  Thank Andrew O
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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

1  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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Dave B
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Response from Andrew O | Reviewed this property |
See the photo I posted - open all week except Friday and Shabbat
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