Museums, Art and Cultural Centers

Tel Aviv University

Founded in the 1950s when three smaller educational centers united, the university opened its Ramat Aviv campus in 1969. Today, Tel Aviv University is Israel’s largest, with nine faculties, 106 departments and 90 research institutes. The university’s Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center—a grand structure of two circular towers rising from a rectangular base—is a …

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Palmach Museum

At the Palmach Museum, located next tothe Eretz Israel Museum, you can learn about the legacy of the Striking Forces (Palmach) from 1941 to 1948. Here you won’t find glass display cases, butrather an interactive exhibition in which you can tour in a group. Toursrequire advanced reservation, and are told from a personal point of …

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The new, state-of-the-art planetarium offers shows dealing with space and the solar system, and the Education wing conducts enrichment activities for youths and adults, as well as supplementary studies for teachers. Address: 2 Haim Levanon Street, Ramat Aviv

Eretz Israel Museum

The Eretz Israel Museum is a large multidisciplinary museum located on sprawling green grounds. It showcases works from various fields, including archaeology, Judaica, ethnography, arts and crafts, as well as Israeli history. Individual pavilions explore the country’s ancient connection to glass, copper, coins and ceramics. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the museum also houses …

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