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Bet Bialik House Museum, Tel Aviv

Bet Bialik House Museum, Tel Aviv (must see)

Haim Nachman Bialik, a Hebrew poet and painter, was a great inspiration to the younger generation of Hebrew poets. A house in which he lived until his death in 1934 is now a famous museum in Tel Aviv. It holds a special place in the hearts of Israelis who flock here to pay homage to the incredibly gifted artist. If you plan on a trip to Tel Aviv, a visit here should not be missed.

The Bet Bialik House is also a major architectural icon renowned for its unique combination of Mideastern and international styles. The museum comprises the poet’s library, dining room and writing room, all preserved exactly the same as they were when the owner still lived here.

The library contains all 94 books written by Bialik, complete with their translations in 28 languages. The collection also includes letters, photographs, paintings and other artifacts showcasing life during the pre-independence period. The museum guides speak Yiddish or Hebrew only. There is, however, a brochure in English. The admission is free.

Why You Should Visit:
A charming place, great for those wanting to see something different from a 'typical' museum.

Tip:
The Bialik House sits on the same block as the Reuven Rubin museum which is yet another lovely house museum showcasing his artwork.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thu: 9am-5pm; Fri-Sat: 10am-2pm

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Sight Name: Bet Bialik House Museum
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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