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The Corinne Mamane Museum of Philistine Culture

16 Ha-Shayatim, Ashdod 7744100, Israel
+972 8-622-4799
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Informative and worthwhile visiting

Visiting this small museum which is not in the tourist cities of Israel, is well worthwhile.. It... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Ian W
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Rehovot
Interesting & Modern Museum

Was part of our Holy Land Tour. Very interesting, lighted museum of history and Philistine... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
dkrstec
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Ha-Shayatim, Ashdod 7744100, Israel
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Visiting this small museum which is not in the tourist cities of Israel, is well worthwhile.. It may not be the largest museum you have ever visited but it is compact and informative and puts into prospective the turmoil that this land has been going...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Was part of our Holy Land Tour. Very interesting, lighted museum of history and Philistine artifacts. Small...could be seen within an hour which was nice.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

A small gem of a museum which gives a clear and interesting account of the invasion of the Levant by the Sea People, particularly the Philistines. This invasion brought to the region their more advanced material culture, and naturally alongside this, their own gods. This...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum a couple of years ago, and this time I took a local friend to see it. He very much enjoyed it, and so did I, even the second time. As one archaeologist wrote, due to extensive recent excavations, we now know...More

Thank Dan G
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I really enjoyed this museum. The artifacts are beautiful, the setup and lighting are spot-on, and the information is presented in an interactive and interesting manner, including amusing caricatures of life in the Philistine world and excerpts from works such as the Illiad. As a...More

1  Thank Tal S
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

it met my expectations- a concise, artistic, and up to the point shed new light on our knowledge about the ancient people residing on our land

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

If in Ashdod, this museum is DEFINITELY worth a visit: Excellently curated, it manages to fit a lot of intesting facts and artifacts into a small display area. Enjoy! Cynthia and Ilan Rubin, Jerusalem

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went with younger kids so the adults were rushed a bit more than I would have liked since there are many artifacts to check out and I'm sure with a guide there would be a lot more information to get rather than our walk...More

Thank 123Josh
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Small museum of artifacts. The narrator is very interesting as is her stories. One interactive thing is Samson pulling down the pillars. Nice interlude for an hour or two in the afternoon.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited here the other day with a guest from abroad. It is a very informative small museum, with nicely done exhibits of Philistine artifacts and explanations of their culture. There was also a good exhibit of archeological finds from different regions of Ashdod. Definitely...More

Thank LindaS S
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