Monday, May 6, 2019
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 71+ 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 the Chutzot Hamifratz Train Station (Haifa), will be open to the public between 8:30am - 12:30pm. Parking is available on Rechov Julius Simon.
Machane Natan, Beer Sheva will be open 9am - 2pm with a Land Forces exhibit.
Meitar - Givati Exhibit
The Air Force Museum, on the Hatzerim Base, west of Be'er Sheva, will be open to the public between 9am - 2pm
Yad LaShiryon at Latrun parking area will be open to the public between 8am - 3pm. The exhibit will feature the many aspects of IDF's Land Forces.
Park Givatayim - tank exhibit, 10am - 6pm
Mahane Horon - military vehicles will be on display
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:
Maalot (Montfort Lake)
Beit Hillel (near Kiryat Shmona)
Ampi (Bet She'an)
Etzion District Division will be open 9am - 3pm
Um Tzafa Forest will be open 9am - 3pm
Bet El will be open 9am - 3pm
Sdot Negev will be open 9am - 4pm
Sderot will be open 9am - 4pm
Yaaran will be open 9am - 4pm
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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