Sunday, April 30, 2017

Army Bases and Events (Open to the Public) on Yom Ha'Atzmaut

Several of you have asked what else is there to do on Yom Ha'atzmaut besides the 70 free museums. And it turns out, there will be lots of things for you to choose from:

Here is a listing of some Army Bases that will be open on Yom Ha'Atzmaut, with various activities and exhibitions available:

The Machane Horon Base will be open to the public between 10am - 4pm. Here you'll be able to see various army vehicles and other equipment.
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Yad LaShiryon at Latrun will be open to the public between 8am - 4:30pm. The exhibit will feature the many aspects of IDF's Land Forces.

Ramat David Air Force Base will be open to the public between 8am - 1pm

Air Force Technical Training School, near Haifa, will be open to the public between 9am - 2pm. Parking is available on Rechov Julius Simon.

Tel Nof Air Force Base (near Gedera) will be open to the public between 9am - 2pm

The Air Force Museum, on the Hatzerim Base, west of Be'er Sheva, will be open to the public between 9am - 2pm

You must show your teudat zehut and submit to a security check in order to enter any of these bases. No guns will be allowed. No animals will be allowed in. No Bikes or Motorcycles.

Additional Exhibits at the following Parking areas:


Exhibits will be open between 9am - 4pm:


Tzomet Golani

Maalot (Montfort Lake)

Beit Hillel (near Kiryat Shmona)


The parking lot next to Magen David Adom in Sderot, from 9am - 3pm

Parking Lot at the Mitzpe Ramon Orchard, from 10am - 4pm


Center and Jerusalem:

Exhibits (including tanks and other miliary equipment) will be open from 10am - 4pm:

Um Tzafa Forest (near Neve Tzuf)

Machane Horon Army Base

Kiryat Arba and Southern Hebron Hills near Tzomet Meitarim


Shaarei Tikva

"Chativat HaYovel" School in Ariel

Open from 9am - 5pm:

Karnei Shomron

Afula - Kfir Monument

Beit Shean - at the Ampitheater

Givat HaTachmoshet in Jerusalem

Park Givatayim will host an exhibit from 11am - 10pm


The Navy will have a Ship Exhibition in Eilat Harbor from 10:30 - 12:00

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