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“This architectural gem of a museum houses some of the finest art collections in the Middle East, from classic to contemporary. Visit the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAM) to see the works by local Jewish-Israeli artists as well as leading international artists such as Jackson Pollock, Kandinsky, Monet, Dalí, Rodin, Van Gogh, Klimt and Picasso. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAM) opened even before the state of Israel was established. In 1932, the first mayor of the city, Meir Dizengoff, established the museum in his home on Rothschild Boulevard. The museum’s present-day Main Building on Shaul Hamelech Boulevard opened in 1971 and houses the permanent collections. See local art from the 20th century onwards in the Department of Israeli Art. The Department of Modern and Contemporary Art showcases international works from the mid-19th century onwards. Find eye-catching works in the Department of Prints and Drawings and the Department of Photography. Of course you can’t miss the Old Masters Department, with outstanding works from the 16th to the 19th century. Last but not least, the Department of Architecture and Design will inspire you to think outside the square. Thinking outside the square is exactly what the American architect Preston Scott Cohen did when he designed the museum’s futuristic wing, the Herta and Paul Amir Building. Light streams in from the central light well, drawing in Tel Aviv’s sunny character. Its two floors above and three floors below ground level are full of inspiring artworks, so you could spend all day in this wing alone. Apart from admiring art and architecture, also come to TAM to listen to concerts and lectures in its auditorium, see international cult movies in its cinema and attend creative workshops and art classes. The Lola Beer Ebner Sculpture Garden and Nata's Garden are the museum’s creative outdoor spaces. Also visit the ever-changing social and political modern art exhibits in the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion on Tarsat Street, included in your ticket price. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art is located in the city center and can be reached by public transportation. The museum is open daily, except Sundays. TAM stays open until late on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Guided tours in English are available.”
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Bar
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“It is a young and hip scene. Outdoor indoor area where one can see live shows. Eat a slice of pizza and enjoy the night scene of the heart of Tel Aviv”
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Restaurant
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“Small but very nice rofftop on Nahalat Benyamin. They have a cool happy hour : a glass on wine (or any other drink) and a dish for 50nis!”
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Museum
“A great place to feel Israels ancient roots, traditions as well as modern exhibitions. Fun and educating! Within 10 minute drive!”
22 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located on historic Rothschild boulevard, a beautiful and tree-lined street. Take a stroll from the beginning of Rothschild, which starts just off Herzl (our corner street) and go all the way up the boulevard until you reach the end at the beautiful complex housing Habima, Israel's national stage. You can also take the green Tel-o-fun bikes, there is a station located right at the beginning of Rothschild.”
15 locals recommend
Shoe Store
“I highly recommend taking the tour and learn more about the white city of tel aviv! my building is not part of the tour (yet ;-)”
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Museum
“Located in an 18th century building surrounded by breathtaking landscape and is full of modern art and artifacts. Worth a visit!”
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Cocktail Bar
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“Oh if the walls could talk! BuXa is renowned for its ultra mod contemporary art lining its chic walls, and ultra cool contemporary beverage list filling the bellies of locals and tourists alike. This trendy vibe and hipster lair shouldn’t deter you from experiencing Israel’s up-and-coming underground DJs stretching their talents across the decks. Hang out in the yard on the top floor, dance the night away on the lower floor or simply perch yourself at the bar chatting to night crawlers for the evening – the world is your BuXa.”
19 locals recommend
Museum
“Located on the seashore and it is already so much fun. You can find everything here. A variety of restaurants. Bars with live jazz music (Shablul). on Thursday evening and Friday morning farmers market. Fashion. Books, and more...”
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History Museum
“The history of the jewish people narrated with movies, models, and a lot of artifacts”
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History Museum
“A great and modern museum that basically sums up the modern history of Israel. The museum is also built and structured architecturally intelligent. Extremely recommended!”
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History Museum
“Palmach Museum is a fantastic way to understand the weight of the army in the history of Israel. ”
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Art Gallery
“Located in an eclectic building with open windows to the city, the gallery is dedicated to contemporary art and includes the greatest pieces of art. ”
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Monument / Landmark
“The museum of the famous painter Rueben Rubin on one of Tel Aviv's most prestigious streets, Bialik St.”
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Planetarium
“A visit to the planetarium offers visitors, who sit on a revolving stage, an extraordinary "flight" based on the film "Astronaut" (produced by the National Space Centre of Leicester, England).”
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Museum
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