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What a beautiful Museum for all. The history and the story was something I never knew and was not... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Toronto, Canada
Good overview about the early immigrants and their struggles

We visited the First Aliya museum with four kids ages 11-19. This museum, housed in a thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
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2 Hanadiv Street, Zichron Yaakov 30900, Israel
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

What a beautiful Museum for all. The history and the story was something I never knew and was not taught in school or the history books. Not to mention the beautiful area its located in. We had an amazing lunch and dinner while we came...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the First Aliya museum with four kids ages 11-19. This museum, housed in a thoroughly remodelled original building from that era, is small but does give a good overview of what life was like for the families who came to settle the land....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ahuva613
Reviewed 1 July 2018

A well presented reconstruction of the early immigration in Israel. The movies that are shown inside are especially instructive. A history to be known

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Raeticus
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a must see in Zichron Yaakov. We spent a fair amount of time here, learning of the difficulties of early immigrants to the area and their challenges and eventual successes. The movies through the museum, reflecting the lives of one family were quite...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Oceanrider40
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I did find an important piece of information about my heritage from this museum, but found the exhibits a bit worn and tired. It's definitely worth going to...

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank hdss379
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This museum is amazing! You will learn all about the early Zionist pioneers and understand the sacrifices they made in their back to their homeland. Incredible stories of courage and a will to make Israel and home once again for the Jewish people.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank tzefanyahbenyochanon
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Our travel agency (JJ Travel in Israel) started bringing tourist groups to the First Aliyah Museum in 2017. We have discovered in the evaluation forms of our tourists (especially from Russia) that most rate this museum as their favorite site on the tour. The museum...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank danieltravel2018
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Interactive museum. You can spend as much time as You would like there. Not expensive. Open and airy. Very educarional

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ruthgD3011TY
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The building have a great history, the gem in it, is that in the basement floor you can dress up in 1800 clothes.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank zlu4kin
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Provides the essential story of the first Aliyah but the museum itself is a bit dated and dingy. Needs an upgrade.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank tdhgi
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Response from Rhonda S | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to contact the museum. We were only visitors.