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Ammunition hill museum

Region: Jerusalem and surroundings      Category: Historical Museums     

Ammunition hill museum

Description
Ammunition Hill is the main official memorial symbolizing the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem. The fortification is preserved as it was in the war and there is an underground museum that commemorates the soldiers who fell in the battle as well as an exhibit displaying the stages of the battle of the three brigades, the Air Force and the Central Command who liberated Jerusalem. 183 soldiers fell in those six days of fighting and the museum of Ammunition Hill is dedicated to their memory. It was here that many lost their lives and it was the capture of this hill that made it possible for the Israeli soldiers to forge ahead into the Old City and eventually allow the paratroopers to raconteur the Old City of Jerusalem.

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  • Opening hours
    sun  09:00-17:00
    mon 09:00-17:00
    tue  09:00-17:00
    wed 09:00-17:00
    thu  09:00-17:00
    fri  09:00-17:00
  • Admission
    Free entrance
  • Address
    Zalman Shragai st. 5, Jerusalem
  • Transportation
    Buses: 4,9,25,26
  • Phone
    972-2-5829393
 


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