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Israel Defense Forces History Museum

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Collection of historic equipment, weapons and vehicles representing all branches of service in the ground forces.

I visited the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) History Museum shortly after it opened in the mid-1990s... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2018
Richard W
Tel Aviv, Israel
Take your time to see the in-house displays

The Museum has 2 big areas, indoor houses the various items and the outdoor hardware display... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Tel Aviv Promenade | Corner of Yehezkiel Kaufman str. and Ha-Mered str., Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

History is wonderously displayed. a highlight in terms of museum going. Miiltary museums are meant to instill pride and interest in how it all began and this is sure to intrigue any visitor.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

The museum is huge and contains an extensive display of all the ammunition that was used in various Israel wars. It was a great learning experience for us and especially our two boys in their pre-teens. Highly recommend to families with children who can handle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

I visited the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) History Museum shortly after it opened in the mid-1990s. I have revisited it occasionally in the intervening years and three times over the past year and a half, and the museum and displays have changed very little over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

I had a hour to spare early in the morning while walking to Old Jaffa and decided to stop by the museum for a visit. Bring some form identification which you will need to present to the security guards. There are multiple huts that house...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The Museum has 2 big areas, indoor houses the various items and the outdoor hardware display Probably needs about 4 hours to view the items at leisure. The outdoor displays are on dire need of restoration. If you have sufficient time on hand, get the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank omega123
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Great experience,gave us a chance to relive the history of our small and very courageous people. Felt as if re-reading "Mitla pass" and many other great novels by L.Uris and H.Wouk.Very revealing and educational, especially for younger people.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Boris F
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I have never seen as much military hardware in my life. Rockets, tanks, armoured cars, guns of all shapes and sizes. Info about the Defence Ministers. Lots of story boards about the different displays and historical events. Remember your passport of other ID as you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank williame664
Reviewed 20 October 2018

It's an interesting museum for anyone interested in recent history and weaponry. There are plenty of guns, tanks, pieces of equipment and uniforms in all shapes and sizes. The entrance fee is around 12 shekels if I remember right, but I strongly recommend getting an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marabujor6
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We walked here from Tel Aviv B&B. Near the seaside promenade. Many several buildings. A lot of equipment to see. Well done History of organization and leadership. We used combination ticket for MOD museums.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

The museum located between many attractions in Tel Aviv (the market, the beach, old Jaffa and Neve Tsedek), the entry fee is very modest and there are not many people, even during holidays. It present very impressive arsenal of weapon from different types, origin and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Andrew O | Reviewed this property |
See the photo I posted - open all week except Friday and Shabbat