Israel Defense Forces History Museum, Tel Aviv

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The Israel Defense Forces History Museum (Hebrew: בתי האוסף‎, Batei HaOsef, lit. The Collection Houses) is a museum dedicated to the history of Israel's military, from the underground organizations active during the British Mandate for Palestine to the modern Israel Defense Forces. The museum was built in southern Tel Aviv, next to the Jaffa Railway Station.

As of January 1, 2019, the museum is closed while it's being relocated to Latrun and is expected to reopen in 2021. The museum groups were vacated by the Ministry of Defense in August 2019.
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  • Agree with all those that say it's a must-do. An amazing museum of Israeli military history thru the present. Tanks, artillery, small arms, even limousines of past Israeli dignitaries. It was...  more »
  • The museum is closed and moving to Latrun. Not sure when opening there. Very disappointed but have visited before and it is worth a visit even in Latrun.  more »
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  • Small and full of interesting artifacts in each exhibition. Best to come with a group and a guide or use the audio guides. Reasonably priced. Sundays are more crowded with groups of soldiers, best come another day.
  • Nice museum for history and tank buffs. Take the tour well worth 10 shekels. I really enjoyed it.

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