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The Ancient Galilee Boat

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Interesting and nicely presented

The Ancient Galilee Boat was a very interesting stop. The location and building are very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Very Interesting

Again, an amazing surprise. What a tremendous effort to relocate the remains of the ancient... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ancient Galilee Boat was a very interesting stop. The location and building are very nice. There was a movie that gave a good review of how this boat was located and recovered.I believe that watching the movie is a must for appreciating what one...More

Thank shli4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again, an amazing surprise. What a tremendous effort to relocate the remains of the ancient biblical times fishing boat ands what a story to remind is about the biblical history of Galilee

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you see the movie to explain the history and significance. Then the boat will be that much more amazing. 2000 years old!

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In 1986 an excavation for the Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums found a 2,000-year-old boat that had been buried in the Sea of Galilee’s clay bottom.

Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Especially for Christians this is powerful. The presence of God was so strong. Great crew. Felt safe. In total it would be about one hour in.length. highlight of my trip so far.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

On the outside, is a long bench with beautiful mosaics and a quirky bike with mosaics. In the museum itself, is a large gift shop, in fact the gift shop is larger than the museum, I think. In the museum part itself, you first watch...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 19 September 2018

it's hard to imagine the exposer of the wooden boat found in the Sea of Galilee. The boat has been authenticated to be real.

Thank lhollaway
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I think to see a real boat from 2000 years ago is really great. It is better than just seeing a picture of what some one thinks it would of looked like.

Thank Harry2985
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The boat was found along the edge of the Sea of Galilee when the water was really down. It is typical of fishing boats used in New Testament times, but no claims are made that this boat was used by Jesus or his disciples. It...More

Thank Walmull
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I short visit to this museum provided a truly unexpected and fulfilling experience, which for me helped make the New Testament come to life. I could visualize Jesus and the Apostles in a boat like this, fishing on the Sea of Galilee. Amazing find. We...More

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Response from tosolv | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how small your children are; Gai beach waterpark is an alternative, if they like swimmingpools. They also have a small beach within the park. It´s in Tiberias. The park isn´t large, but they have a childrens... More