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The Masada Museum, Masada

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
SItuated within Masada National Park, The Masada Museum displays findings of archaeologist Yigael Yadin at the ancient fortress and World Heritage Site. Excavated in the 1960s, the relics are presented in the form of theatrical scenes depicting events that transpired at the Masada Fort during its turbulent history. With the help of an audio guide, you can acquaint yourself with the historic background of each of the scenes adorned with artifacts, such as the rule of Herod and the Roman siege of the fort. Put The Masada Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Masada trip planner.
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  • What an experience! I definitely recommend visiting the museum at the bottom first before taking the cable car to the top. This place really is a must see if you are visiting Israel!  more »
  • The true story of this amazing place will bring a tear to your eye,,,make sure to read the book THE DOVE KEEPERS before the visit as it will enhance your experience tenfold. Educational, interesting.....  more »
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