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Yigal Alon Museum

Kibbutz Ginnosar, Ginosar 1498000, Israel
+972 4-672-7700
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“boat ride” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“sea of galilee” (17 reviews)
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Kibbutz Ginnosar, Ginosar 1498000, Israel
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+972 4-672-7700
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"boat ride"
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"sea of galilee"
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"piece of history"
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"jesus boat"
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"ancient boat"
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"discovery"
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"video"
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"replica"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this museum before doing a tour of the Sea of Galilee by boat. The museum is worth a visit as it explains the boat used by Jesus' disciples while looking for fish in the Sea of Galilee. It was bad weather and Jesus...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Small museum covering the discovery, recovery and partial rehabilitation of a boat that sailed on Galilee about the same time period Jesus was active there. Very informative, with explanations of the difficulty in getting the boat out of the muck and mire while trying to...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was wonderful to see the Sea of Galilee where JEsus said "Peace be still in order to calm the storm."

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Yigal Alon Museum houses the ancient boat dug up from the Sea of Galilee in 1986. There, visitors learn how the ancient boat was discovered, the 12 days it took scientists to dig it, and how they made sure it's not damaged. The find was...More

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We toured the museum and grounds after we took our Jesus Boat on the Seas of Galilee. The museum was quite interesting and was part of our tour. The grounds were laid out similar to the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden on the grounds of Smithsonian Row...More

Thank Joestuffsda
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is so exciting to see a boat that has been discovered that was probably used during the time Jesus Sailed on the Sea of Galilee. They do a wonderful job at preserving and presenting this.

Thank Juliesopin
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Went to this museum precisely to see the exhibit of the 2000 year old boat fished out from the Sea of Galilee. The exhibit needless to say is simply spectacular. The museum itself is spacious, clean, well lighted and has a coffee shop and a...More

Thank roseadraneda
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

History buffs and followers of Jesus alike will enjoy this museum on the Sea of Galilee. To think, "this may well have been the very boat that Peter hopped out of to walk to Jesus" is an amazing thing. It is very well presented including...More

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend to visit this unique pieace of ancient pieace of archaeology. Yes no more guessing, an authentic boat from the time of Jesus of Nazareth. Now you can imagine him and 12 more men sailing in...More

Thank Marcos Enrique R
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This museum was built to preserve and display an ancient Galilee boat from the time of Jesus that was excated with the help of members of a local kibbutz located near Magdala. The boat measuring 27 feet long by 7.5 feet in width was discovered...More

Thank Marf13669
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HardRockPinMan
23 April 2018|
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Response from Frank_from_Georgia | Reviewed this property |
I was part of a tour group and am not sure what the entrance price is per individual.
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AJ4FunFamily
24 March 2018|
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Response from Juliesopin | Reviewed this property |
30 minutes would be fine with children. You can do a quick walk through, I would try to watch the film if they are old enough to hold attention, it's not very long as I remember.
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