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Haifa Museums  
CLANDESTINE IMMIGRATION & NAVAL MUSEUM
The ship Af-Al-Pi, which ran the Britishblockade during the Mandatory period, is on display. The museum
is devoted to the Clandestine Immigration and to the history of the Israeli navy. Open: (Sunday -- Thursday 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday until 1 p.m. Tel. 8536249 (Bus No. 3, 5, 43, 44, 45). 204, Allenby Rd.


DAGON GRAIN SILO & ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

Grain storage and handling in ancient Israel and the Near East, including a display of working tools. Guided
tours are held Sunday - Friday at 10.30 a.m., or by appointment. Tel. 8664221. Admission free.
(Bus No. 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22). Palmer Sq. near the port.
THE NEW HAIFA MUSEUM
The Museum of Art, founded in 1951, exhibits works from all over the world, ranging in date from the mid-18th century to the present. It prides itself on its collection of 20th-century graphics and contemporary Israeli paintings, sculptures, grafts and photography. Open Sunday -- Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m, to 1 p.m., 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 p.m, to 8 p.m. Tel. 8523255 (Bus No. 10, 12, 21, 28, 41, Carmelit). 26, Shabetay Levy St., Haifa.


ISRAEL OIL INDUSTRY MUSEUM
"Shemen" Edible Oil Factory in Haifa Bay. Open:
Sunday -- Thursday 8 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Tel. 8654333.
(Bus No. 2). 2 Tuvim St.


MANE KATZ MUSEUM
The late world-renowned Jewish artist bequeathed his home, paintings and other artworks to the city. Open:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m,, Tuesday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 1
p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tel. 8383482. (Bus No. 21, 22, 23, 27, 30, 31, Carmelit).
Admission free. (except special exhibitions). 89, Yefe Nof. St.


NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
The National Maritime Museum, occupying a modern four-story building located near the entrance to Haifa
South, this museum, founded by Arie Ben Eli, chronicles over 5,000 years of maritime history, with emphasis
on the Eastern Mediterranean, cradie of shipping in the Western World.
Open: Sunday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tel. 8536622.
(Bus No. 3, 5, 43, 44, 45). 198, Allenby Rd.


PREHISTORY MUSEUM & ZOO
The Museum, adjacent to the Zoo of Haifa, includes archaeological finds from the Carmel and northern Israel,
and dioramas illustrating the life of Prehistoric Man in this region. Open; Sunday -- Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.;
Friday $ holiday eves 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday & holidays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tel. 8371833. In July &
August the Zoo and the museum are open until 6 p.m.
(Bus No. 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 37, Carmelit). Located on Hanassi Ave. next to Gan Ha-Em.


RAILWAY MUSEUM
Collection of train memorabilia and restored locomotives and coaches. Open; Sunday, Tuesday $ Thursday
9 a.m. to 12 noon. Tel. 8564293.
(Bus No. 17, 41, 42). Located in the old Haifa-East Railway Station on Hativat Golani Road, near Kikka Feisal.


REUBEN & EDITH HECHT MUSEUM
Contains thousands of unique archaeological items illustrating the theme "The People of Israel in the Land of
Israel". Art Wing: impressionism and Jewish School of Paris. Open: Sunday -- Thursday 10 a.m, to 4 p.m.,
Friday &Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Tuesday open until 7 p.m. Tel. 8257773. Admission free.
(Bus No, 24, 36, 37, 93). Located at the Main Building of the University of Haifa.


NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE DESIGN & TECHCHNION
Science activity center, illustrating basic scientific principles and technological advances in Israeli industry,
Open: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to
1 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July & August open also on Sunday. Tel. 8628111,
(Bus No. 12, 21, 24, 28, 37). Located In the old Technion Building in Hadar. Abba Khushi Ave.
ARTIST'S HOUSE
Exhibitions of contemporary Israeli artists. Sunday -- Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tel. 8522355. Admission free.
(Bus No. 10, 12, 22). 24, Ha-Ziyonut Ave.


BWIT HAGEFEN - ARAB -JEWISHCENTER

Gallery open: Sunday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tel. 8525251/2. Admission free.
(Bus No. 10, 12, 22, 41, 42). 2, Hagefen St.


THE TIKOTIN MUSEUM OF JAPANESE ART

The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art devoted to the art of Japan, it adheres to the Japanese tradition
displaying beautiful objects in harmony with the season; exhibits therefore change frequently.
In these galleries, shoji -- sliding doors and partitions made of wood and paper -- soften the harsh sunlight.
Open: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel. 8383554.
(Bus No. 21, 22, 23, 27, 30, 31, Carmelit). Hanassi Ave., Central Carmel.


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