National Maritime Museum, Haifa

National Maritime Museum, Haifa (must see)

Established in 1953, the National Maritime Museum has the largest collection of its kind in all of Israel. The museum wonderful exhibits include a collection of ancient ship models and a collection of scientific instruments. Here you can also see the first color navigational maps as well as a unique coin collection.

Why You Should Visit:
Wonderful place for everyone that grew up on adventure books (pirates, whalers, explorers), with plenty of great activities for kids as well.
Ancient anchors several thousand years old, Greek statues, Roman mosaics, amphoras from the seabed, and even a battering ram – the best preserved in the entire world!

Tip:
Be sure to see the museum's Pirate section as it is unusual to have this information presented visually, outside of film.

Opening Hours:
Sun-Wed: 10am-4pm; Thu: 4-7pm; Fri: 10am-1pm; Sat: 10am-3pm

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National Maritime Museum on Map

Sight Name: National Maritime Museum
Sight Location: Haifa, Israel (See walking tours in Haifa)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

Walking Tours in Haifa, Israel

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