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Israels first prime minister David Ben Gurion had a very modest life. His private house on Ben... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ofer K
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Ben Gurion house

very interesting to see how this great man lived.Amazing the library.and almost unbelievable how... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Israels first prime minister David Ben Gurion had a very modest life. His private house on Ben Gurion BL Will show you what kind of leader he was. Walls full of books that he used to read, lot of souvenirs from the most important leaders...More

Thank Ofer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting to see how this great man lived.Amazing the library.and almost unbelievable how many books Ben Gurion read.

Thank Belalou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overwhelming impression of how small it is but a real treasure under a small glass case or writing desk was a letter from Albert Einstein declining the offer to become President. His words were overwhelming.

Thank leeg1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family found this museum extremely interesting and loved seeing how David Ben-Gurion spent his time in Tel Aviv. Lots of his books and memorabilia.

Thank IndianaMom2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few steps from the well travelled beach in Tel Aviv sits the home of the first Prime Minister. Very understated indeed. The second floor houses his library which is amazing. Photos along the walls shows the key political figures of that era along with...More

Thank mark14102015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house in the original state that it was when he lived there, there is great collection of documents, letters, that he received, in creating the state of Israel. There is a massive collection of Books.

Thank ALAN B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This was not on our schedule itinerary with Trafalgar tours, but we were such a small group our tour guide included it on our morning tour of Tel Aviv. We are very glad she did. It was very interesting learning about Ben Gurion and the...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Worthwhile visit. This was the home for decades of the first prime minister of Israel who led it firmly though the most trying and difficult of times to independence and political maturity. He was an avid reader, and the house is filled with thousands of...More

Thank RobertMB1506
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Insight into the man and history. Laid out well, nice audio guide, fabulous memorabilia including letters and photos.

Thank Aug60
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I'm not certain what I was expecting, the home is a modest two-story building right on a busy street. The second story was converted to his study / library and is FILLED with books from all over the world. The ambience is very special. The...More

Thank Denise O
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