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The Masada Museum

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Masada and Dead Sea Tour from Herzliya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only visited because we purchased audio guides at the top of the Masada site which included free museum access (20 nis for both). There are some artifacts that they found on top but the best artifacts are at the Israel museum. We spent 20...More

Thank christy1030
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Masada is on the top of a mountain and was once a palace and then a last stand for a group of Jews from the Romans. The tour starts in a museum with a video that explains what happened here. Then you can either walk...More

Thank jsMT1994
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I suspect most people skip this museum because they are either tired after touring Masada it self or they are anxious to get to the top. That's a shame as this is a very well put together museum. The Automated Audio Tour is very good....More

Thank DCody
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From my perspective, you go to Masada to take the cable car, ride to the top and consider the engineering and architectural wonder that it was / is. Before that, you can watch a short film with clips of Peter O'Toole in the 1981 TV...More

Thank PMJC
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A small percentage of the people visiting Masada seem to visit this museum, which is a pity as it is a little gem. Armed with an audio device you explore all the periods of Masada, from Herod through to the recent uncovering of it's secrets....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We ended up going through this museum after hiking up Masada at dawn. It was a very nice automated audio tour. It is a series of rooms with statues and backgrounds to go along with the displays. It kept my girls (ages 8&10) interested, and...More

Thank missmadison
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Masada is a must-see when visiting Israel's Dead Sea region. The cable takes visitors to the mountain top known for the Jewish rebels who defied the Roman Empire's military superiority for three years, under the command of General Flavius Silva. Masada is symbolic of Israel's...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Incredible fortress on the top of a mountain in the Negev Desert. Ride cable car up to the fortress, and be amazed at the many well-planned areas of the fortress and learn more about King Herod's paranoid planning for this area. Also learn about the...More

1  Thank pilgrim1015
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Good displays of pots and coins from Roman times - my favourite was the display of glass perfume bottles

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is just one part of the Masada site. It is good, but the ancient ruins outside will need more time to see. Allow around 20-30mins to see this museum. There is a cafe and toilet facilities here too

Thank Shell C
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