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The PhotoHouse

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Amazing for time travellers

start a journey to the 40/50s of last century and see how Israel developed over time, roughly from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael B
Absolute must visit in Tel Aviv

The Photo House is fantastic for history buffs anyone intrigued by photographs depicting Israel's... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
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Established in 1940, The PhotoHouse ("Zalmania") is the oldest photography shop in Israel! It has become one of Israel's most important and largest photography archives, holding over one million negatives that document Israel's fascinating history...more
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5 Tchernichovsky St., Tel Aviv 63325, Israel
+972 3-517-7916
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

start a journey to the 40/50s of last century and see how Israel developed over time, roughly from scratch...

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The Photo House is fantastic for history buffs anyone intrigued by photographs depicting Israel's early days as a nation. The owner, Ben Peter, whose grandfather was the one who took all the photos in this incredible archive, is a fountain of knowledge and can give...More

Thank ginnychan
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A wonderful, magic place, full of inspiration and warm hearted photographic works. The perfect place to find a stylish and very original present from Tel Aviv. A must for everyone.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to find a high quality souvenir that reminds you of Israel. Find the prints of Israel in everything from large prints to costers.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

When you are in the neighbourhood. Just get in for 15 minutes. Classic shop for classic photos. Feels like a small museum. And you might take home a special souvenir.

Thank J N
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The PhotoHouse is one of the most wonderful shops in Tel Aviv, that is a Must. For everybody who wants to take home some great affordable photography from one of the most amazing photographers. Do get yourself the documentary on dvd 'Life in Stills' that...More

Thank clandsberger5
Reviewed 5 December 2016

A unique family owned shop with a vast archive of photographs (most of them in black & white) telling the story of Israel from 1930's till 1970's. You can enjoy the pictures and buy some of them as an original souvenir from Israel.

Thank erol-ron
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This little photoshop is located right near the central market and is definitely worth popping in for a visit. They've got great photos of old-time Israel and Tel Aviv which were skillfully shot by the shop's founder. You can purchase prints or various other products...More

Thank Mara_TLV
Reviewed 9 May 2016

An awesome store/gallery with a huge selection of posters and postcards. If you are around the Karmel Market,dizingoff street etc. go ahead and visit there, you will find great fun gifts from designers!

Thank Boaz Y
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Don't leave Tel Aviv without stopping by at this wonderful place. It is not just a shop or a museum or an archive. It is a Living Legend. The owner, Ben, is the grandson of the original people who started the photography shop.DO buy the...More

Thank clandsberger5
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