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The Corinne Mamane Museum of Philistine Culture

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With kids 6 and 9

Cute museum, not too big with enough stuff to keep kids occupied. A little gem. My kids like using... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Jon-telaviv1
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Informative and worthwhile visiting

Visiting this small museum which is not in the tourist cities of Israel, is well worthwhile.. It... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Ian W
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Rehovot
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Cute museum, not too big with enough stuff to keep kids occupied. A little gem. My kids like using little phones that go with the visit. Had some nice interactive displays and is genuinely interesting. Nice art exhibition in the basement.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jon-telaviv1
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Visiting this small museum which is not in the tourist cities of Israel, is well worthwhile.. It may not be the largest museum you have ever visited but it is compact and informative and puts into prospective the turmoil that this land has been going...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ian W
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Was part of our Holy Land Tour. Very interesting, lighted museum of history and Philistine artifacts. Small...could be seen within an hour which was nice.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

A small gem of a museum which gives a clear and interesting account of the invasion of the Levant by the Sea People, particularly the Philistines. This invasion brought to the region their more advanced material culture, and naturally alongside this, their own gods. This...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum a couple of years ago, and this time I took a local friend to see it. He very much enjoyed it, and so did I, even the second time. As one archaeologist wrote, due to extensive recent excavations, we now know...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I really enjoyed this museum. The artifacts are beautiful, the setup and lighting are spot-on, and the information is presented in an interactive and interesting manner, including amusing caricatures of life in the Philistine world and excerpts from works such as the Illiad. As a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

it met my expectations- a concise, artistic, and up to the point shed new light on our knowledge about the ancient people residing on our land

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

If in Ashdod, this museum is DEFINITELY worth a visit: Excellently curated, it manages to fit a lot of intesting facts and artifacts into a small display area. Enjoy! Cynthia and Ilan Rubin, Jerusalem

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went with younger kids so the adults were rushed a bit more than I would have liked since there are many artifacts to check out and I'm sure with a guide there would be a lot more information to get rather than our walk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 123Josh
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Small museum of artifacts. The narrator is very interesting as is her stories. One interactive thing is Samson pulling down the pillars. Nice interlude for an hour or two in the afternoon.

Date of experience: March 2017
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