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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

The ultramodern ‘envelope’ building by American architect Preston Scott Cohen is one of many reasons to visit this impressive gallery located on the eastern edge of the city centre. There's a huge amount to see here…
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Beit Hatfutsot

Beit Hatfutsot recounts the epic story of Jewish exile and the global Jewish diaspora using objects, dioramas, photographs, audiovisual presentations and databases. Though its design and curatorial approach were cut…
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Maine Friendship House

The first neighbourhood outside Jaffa's city walls, the American Colony was established by a group of American Christians in the 1860s. The story of their star-crossed (some would say hare-brained) settlement scheme…
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Yitzhak Rabin Centre

Established in 1997 to promote democratic values, narrow socio-economic gaps and address social divisiveness, this centre is also home to the Israeli Museum, which includes 150 films and 1500 photographs telling the…
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Haganah Museum

Splendidly located on Rothschild Blvd, this museum chronicles the formation and activities of the Haganah, the paramilitary organisation that was the forerunner of today’s Israel Defence Forces (IDF). A civilian gue…
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IDF History Museum

Thirteen pavilions and sheds in the old Jaffa railway station complex now house tanks, armoured fighting vehicles, anti-aircraft guns, rifles and machine guns used by the IDF since its establishment in 1948. Most ki…
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Helena Rubenstein Pavilion

Endowed by the cosmetics entrepreneur of the same name, this contemporary art space is an annexe of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. There's a permanent collection of decorative arts on the top floor, but the main draw i…
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Bialik Museum

Israel’s national poet Chaim Nachman Bialik lived in this handsome 1920s villa, which is designed in the style of the Arts and Crafts movement. Its richly decorated downstairs interiors include custom-made furniture…
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Eretz Israel Museum

Incorporating the archaeological excavations of Tel Qasile, an ancient port city dating from the 12th century BCE, this museum sports a huge and varied range of exhibits and deserves at least half a day of your time…
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Rubin Museum

Sometimes referred to as the Gauguin of Palestine but to our mind more reminiscent of Matisse, Romanian-born Reuven Rubin (1893–1974) immigrated to Palestine in 1923 and painted wonderful landscapes and scenes of lo…