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Haifa and the Northern Coast Sights

Mizgaga Museum

  • Rd. 7011
  • Nahsholim-Dor

Updated 05/20/2013

Fodor's Review

Well worth a visit, this museum next to the Kibbutz Nahsholim Hotel holds a rich trove of finds from both local nautical digs and excavations at nearby Tel Dor. It's in the partly restored former glass factory opened by Baron Edmond de Rothschild in 1891 to serve the wineries of nearby Zichron Ya'akov. The sequence of peoples who settled, conquered, or passed through Dor—from the Canaanites to Phoenicians to Napoléon—can be traced through these artifacts. Of particular

interest is the bronze cannon that Napoléon's vanquished troops dumped into the sea during their retreat from Akko to Egypt in May 1799. An informative film in English illuminates the history of the ancient port city of Dor.

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Sight Information

Address:

Kibbutz Nahsholim, Rd. 7011, Nahsholim-Dor, 30815, Israel

Phone:

04-639–0950

Sight Details:

  • NIS 18
  • Sun.–Thurs. 9–2, Fri. 9–1, Sat. 10:30–3.

Updated 05/20/2013

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