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The Museum of Bedouin Culture

Kibbutz Lahav, Beersheba 85335, Israel
+972 8-991-3322
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Bedouin Museum at Lahav

Been there often. Took guests from abroad recently. Good place to get a sense of who the Bedouin... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
bfindysz
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Jerusalem District, Israel
Documenting the Bedouine Culture

All over the Middle East the genuine Bedouin Culture is declining and at risk to disappear. This... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Judithneisse
,
Brussels, Belgium
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Kibbutz Lahav, Beersheba 85335, Israel
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Been there often. Took guests from abroad recently. Good place to get a sense of who the Bedouin are.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

All over the Middle East the genuine Bedouin Culture is declining and at risk to disappear. This Museum is documenting past and present culture of the Bedouin Society in Israel in a very rich way also via personal experience of the tourist like preparing the...More

Thank Judithneisse
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

this museum shows you how life used to be in the desert when the Bedouin still lived in tents had camels and sheep. children went to school on their donkey, and water came out of a local well

Thank Aliza T
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was my second visit to the Joe Alon Museum of Bedouin Culture. First the good: The museum is still open and offers a wonderful insight into this changing culture. They have added an audio tour in multiple languages that is very informative - one...More

Thank Eric K
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the only museum in Israel devoted entirely to the Bedouin culture, the museum reflects the life of the Bedouin in the Negev and Sinai over the last century. The guide is a local Bedouin man who was entertaining and interesting. The display includes...More

Thank Tracy A
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

My parents live close to the museum so I've visited it manu times before. During the last years the museum looks more and more ran down, which is a shame - the topic is very interesting. When I went there today, Wednesday at 2pm, the...More

Thank Avital D
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

a really good place to take visitors from abroad. This is well appointed and really does explain life of the Beduin of Israel

1  Thank rotem6
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

The museum of Bedouin Culture is located half way between Kiryat Gat and Beer Sheva. Displays include many items and pictures from Bedouin history in the Negev area. Although many items are impressive, the display itself is a bit old fashioned, and the entire museum...More

2  Thank SaraJerusalem
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

But friendly, the guide was very friendly and willing to explain and participate us in their culture. It's a simple, very anthropological oriented museum, but it's worth a visit, just to understand the way of life of this little known and old peoples...

1  Thank George Z
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Make sure you get a tour from someone who speaks English? They will explain the intricate custom of Bedoiun hospitality. This is definitely an interesting look at a growing population in Israel.

1  Thank hufsha
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