Thursday, April 12, 2018

Army Bases and Public Military Exhibits 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:

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

Yehuda District Division/Kiryat Arba and Industrial Zone Meitzarim will be open from 8am - 3pm

Etzion District Division / Efrat will be open 9:30am - 2:30pm

Efraim District Division / Elkana will be open 9am - 3pm

Uvdah Air Force Base, near Eilat, will be open to the public from 9am - 2pm 

Zirat Yam Naval Base in Eilat, will be open to the public from 9am - 12:30pm

Paratrooper Shows will take place in the following locations: 

Tel Aviv (Gordon Beach)
Haifa (Dado Beach)
Teverya (Promenade)

Naval Vessel Show - catch it at these times and places:

10:20am - Dado Beach, Haifa
12:30pm - Apolonia Beach, Herzliya
1:15 pm - Gordon Beach, Tel Aviv
2:00 pm - Jaffa Port and Bat-Yam
3:00 pm - Ashdod Beaches
3:30 pm - Ashkelon Beaches
6:00 pm (approx) - Haifa Beaches

Yad LaShiryon at Latrun and Mazi parking area will be open to the public between 8am - 4:30pm. The exhibit will feature the many aspects of IDF's Land Forces.

You must show your teudat zehut and submit to a security check in order to enter any military base. 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) 

There may be others that I haven't heard of, so feel free to let me know if you know of more!

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