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Ayalon Institute Museum

Ayalon Institute Museum. The institute’s story took place in 1945-48 – between the end of the First World War and the establishment of the State of Israel. The site features the reconstructed secret underground factory for the production of munitions, set up by the Haganah in preparation for the approaching war. The factory workers led double lives: as members of a camp preparing core groups of settlers for working the land, and belowground as bullet manufacturers. The institute was covered with four meters of earth, and its openings were camouflaged by the floors of a laundry and bakery, so that some of the kibbutz members were not even aware of its existence.
Address: David Fiks St., Rekhovot, Kibbutz Hill, Science Park

Tel: +972-(0)8-9406552
Fax: +972-(0)8-9407534
Email: ayalon@shimur.org.il
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Categories: Museums and Culture , National Sites

Additional Properties:  
Parking: Yes
Animals: Prohibited
Banquet halls: Bathrooms

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