Palmach Museum commemorates the role of the Palmach, the elite combat force of the "Haganah," the underground army of the Jewish residents of the British Mandate in Palestine before the establishment of the state of Israel. The striking modern building was designed by Israeli architects Zvi Hecker and Rafi Segal, and contains the exhibit, laid out over several rooms in a display that integrates video, artifacts, and documents with personal narrative history. Visitors must arrange in advance to join one of the group tours through the museum, which are offered in multiple languages and last 90 minutes. Use our Tel Aviv trip planner to add Palmach Museum and other attractions to your Tel Aviv vacation plans.
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Totally immersive and well done. Do what we did and choose this over the Museum of Art (though I'm sure that is quite good also) if you want to learn more about the country's early beginnings. Call.... more »
A thoughtful installation which proudly tells an important part of the history. Israel was immediately emeshed in war as soon as Statehood passed and how they succeeded against such huge odds is... more »
What an incredible and moving experience! The museum truly gives you a glimpse into the life oh the Palmach, I highly recommend you visit! If you have time go to the photo gallery room to see an incredible collection! Definitely leave time for this....
A very interesting and touching tribute to the Palmach and the history of Israel. This is a "must see" IMO. Call or email ahead to make sure that there is a tour available in English when you plan to visit if that is your preference.
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