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Israel – is not only Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. With a short drive around Netanya, you visit different cultural and historical sites. Museums, ancient ruins, colonies with a unique history and more – those are places that will help you understand better the nature of our country.

Jewish Legion Museum (‘Bet Hagdudim’)

The Jewish Legion Museum depicts the story of Jewish volunteering to the British army in two world wars and of their heroic spirit.

The Lord’s House in Tel Mond

The Lord’s House was named after Sir Alfred Mond – Lord Melchett. (1868-1930).
Lord Melchett lived and worked in England, had a high political and economic standing. He joined the Zionist movement influenced by his friend Dr. Chaim Weizmann.

The Hanna Senesh house

Commemorates this brave poet and paratrooper. There is an exhibition of her heritage. Kibutz Sdot Yam 04-6364453, 04-6364470

Caesarea museum treasures

Caesarea Maritima Museum Caesarea Maritima Museum houses the largest collection of archeological artifacts related to Herod’s city, ancient Caesarea. Some were uncovered accidently while tilling the fields while many others were discovered in archeological excavations. The various finds include marble statues, sarcophagi, inscriptions, coins, oil lamps, pottery, jewelry, metal utensils, amphorae, etc. from the Roman/ Herodian, Byzantine, Muslin and Crusader periods. Also on exhibit are artifacts from Caesarea Synagogue, mosaics and remnants of Jewish headstones. Whereas on a visit to Caesarea National Park you can see the remains of the city and of its buildings and get an idea of the dimensions of the city in ancient times, visiting the museum you can get an idea of what life was like in the city – what adorned the temples, streets, houses. What was used in everyday life – coins, jewelry, children’s games, kitchenware and more.. Guided Tours The museum welcomes groups of all ages. Tours can be provided in Hebrew, English and French. Length of tours is flexible. Standard length is 45 minutes. The museum also offers: A variety of activities and workshops for children. Visit the site for more details. Walking field trips or by car on sites outside of ancient Caesarea National Park: the eastern Hippodrome, the Byzantine street, the birds’ mosaic, the Aqueduct, the synagogue and more. Between a half or full day. Opening Hours: Sun-Thu 10:00-16:00 For groups and by appointment, guided tours can be conducted outside opening hours. For further details: Phone: 04-6364367 Museum website: www.caesareamuseum.com Facebook: Caesarea museum treasures-Sdot-Yam

Tractor’s History Museum

A unique and fascinating collections of the tractors and agricultural tools used by the country’s farmers is on display amidst the citrus orchards in Moshav Ein-Vered near the Tel Mond settlement in the Sharon. The collection is displayed to the public at Ein-Vered, in the Sharon. The site is open to the public on Fridays from 8:30am to 1:30pm. To coordinate phone 052-2452457 , or 09-7961097

The Samara ruins

This used to be a customs post to regulate the export of watermelons from the area. In the location there are picnic tables and walking trails along the Alexander Creek.

The Samara ruins

This used to be a customs post to regulate the export of watermelons from the area. In the location there are picnic tables and walking trails along the Alexander Creek.

Tractor’s History Museum

A unique and fascinating collections of the tractors and agricultural tools used by the country’s farmers is on display amidst the citrus orchards in Moshav Ein-Vered near the Tel Mond settlement in the Sharon. The collection is displayed to the public at Ein-Vered, in the Sharon. The site is open to the public on Fridays from 8:30am to 1:30pm. To coordinate phone 052-2452457 , or 09-7961097  

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