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The Ancient Galilee Boat

Kibbutz Ginosar | The Yigal Alon Center, Ginosar 1498000, Israel
+972 4-900-1566
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2000 year old boat

A must see in Gallilee. This antiquity was discovered in 1986. It was removed and restored and now... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne A
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A nice bit of recreation

We enjoyed this little trip into the past, visualizing the actual type of boat that was in use a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judith l
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Westminster, Colorado
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Kibbutz Ginosar | The Yigal Alon Center, Ginosar 1498000, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see in Gallilee. This antiquity was discovered in 1986. It was removed and restored and now stands in the Galilee Miracles Centre. There is an interactive presentation with a movie as well as the actual restored boat on display

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this little trip into the past, visualizing the actual type of boat that was in use a couple of thousand of years ago. The boat itself is the main, nearly the only real treasure to see here, but it is very nice to...More

Thank judith l
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to gain insight into Jesus life around the Galilee area. The ancient boat provides a worthwhile artefact to visit I would recommend a trip onto the lake on one of the many your boats. Great views. Great experience. Great fun

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an okay stop but nothing special. There is a lot to see in the area so don’t spend too much time here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited a number of times with groups and each time is a fascinating visit. Well set out and full of interesting information I recommend a visit....made even more special by a sail on the Sea of Galilee itself.

1  Thank EdwinaBlair
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Also known as the Jesus Boat, the ancient fishing boat from the 1st century AD, discovered on the shore of the Sea of Galilee is the main attraction of the museum.There are also souvenir shops and this is also the starting point of the boat...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I've been out on the 'Jesus' boat twice with the same crew - Daniel captaining. The first time I was with a huge tour group and we filled the boat. The second time there were just eleven of us and it was so incredibly peaceful...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

While not the focus of the stop, my highlight was the boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Both peaceful and thought provoking at the same time. The ancient boat discovery on display in the museum was cool. Watch the video to understand the undertaking...More

Thank mseltzer4
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Kibbutz and walked over to view the display There is a video that describes the circumstances surrounding the finding of the boat and also the restoration process. It was an interesting display

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

They took painstaking care to ensure this boat remained intact. Great archeological find from JEsus' time period.

Thank penntrainer
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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
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