Museums, Art and Cultural Centers

Haganah Museum

Located at the home of Eliyahu Golomb, one of the pre-state Jewish defense force founders, the museum’s exhibit includes weapons, photographs, documents and a multimedia presentation.

King Albert Square

Named after the Belgian monarch, this little island situated at the foot of the eclectic Pagoda House is one of Tel Aviv’s most magical spots.

Habima Square (Orchestra Square)

Founded in Moscow in 1917 as one of the first Hebrew-language theaters, Habima (The Stage) moved to Mandate Palestine in 1931 and was designated Israel’s national theater in 1958. Habima Square, also known as Kikar HaTizmoret (Orchestra Square) or The Orchestra Plaza is centrally located at the intersection of of Rothschild Boulevard, Hen Boulevard, Dizengoff …

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Felicja Blumental Music Centre and Library

This intimate center named after the renowned pianist offers concerts and exhibitions, and the library houses 85,000 titles of books and scores as well as recordings. Address: 26 Bialik St.

Old City Hall

Originally built as a hotel, the seat of City Hall from 1925 until 1965 is being transformed into a museum dedicated to Tel Aviv history. Address: 27 Bialik St.

Rubin Museum

Also called Reuven House, this venue chronicles the life and work of Reuven Rubin, an Israeli painter best known for colorful landscapes of Mandate Palestine.

Bauhaus Museum

This 1,300-square-foot museum is housed in a renovated International Style building, and showcases furniture and wares designed by Mies van der Rhoe, Marcel Breuer and others.

Bialik House

The renovated home of Israel’s national poet, Chaim Nachman Bialik, was turned into a museum that documents his life and art. The permanent exhibition includes his books, furniture, and personal belonging as well as painting by Israeli artists active in the 1930s. The house also includes an archive that is open to the public. Bialik …

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Tel Aviv Cinematheque

The Cinematheque, Tel Aviv’s main alternative movie theater, screens international art-house movies and Israeli cult films; it also hosts festivals and offers live music performances.