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National Maritime Museum

Region: Haifa and surroundings      Category: Historical Museums     

National Maritime Museum

Description
The history of seafaring and the development of shipbuilding in the Mediterranean Basin and the Red Sea is unfurled at the 1,400 sq.m. National Maritime Museum founded in 1953. Inaugurated in its present home in 1972, the museum embodies a chronologically-arranged, 12-theme, 7,000 item collection covering maritime mythology, ancient anchors, Greco-Roman coins, fish and dolphins, stamps and maritime themes, modern seafaring, naval battles and naval architecture and the ethnology of seafaring societies, with special emphasis on Jewish seafaring.

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  • Opening hours
    mon 10:00-16:00
    tue  10:00-16:00
    wed 10:00-16:00
    thu  16:00-21:00
    fri  10:00-13:00
    sat  10:00-15:00
  • Admission
    Entrance fee
  • Address
    198, Allenby St., Haifa
  • Transportation
    Busses: 45, 44, 5, 3
  • Phone
    972-4-8536622
 


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