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HaReut Museum

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The museum describes the phases of the construction of the Police Citadel by the British, the battles of the Upper Galilee at the beginning of the War of Independence, the three battles and their participants, most of them members of the Palmach, and a large space is dedicated to the commemoration of the fallen.



History 

HaReut Museum describes what happened during the War of Independence. The Palmach and Hagana forces attacked the police and were repulsed. It was only in the third attack that the citadel was conquered, and then it was given the name “Citadel 28” in memory of the 28 who fell in the battles for its conquest.



The Citadel, formerly called the ‘Nebi Yusha Police Station,’ is a pilgrimage site. The site boasting beautiful views of the Hula Valley draws hundreds of thousands every year, who climb the Palmach Trail, visit the mass grave, and draw strength from the story of heroism that took place here during the War of Independence.



The Museum and its Heritage

The HaReut Museum was established by the late Yehuda Dekel, a member of the scout training in Kibbutz Dafna, 12 of whose members and three of its commanders fell in the second battle with the police.


Nebi Yusha Fort
In This Photo: The Fort That Was Taken Over It’s Located Just Next to the Museum

HaReut Museum Opening Hours:

Sunday – Thursday: 09:00 – 4:00 pm

Friday and holiday eves: 10:00 – 14:00

Languages: Hebrew, English

Phone: 04-6432810

Email: [email protected]

It is recommended to coordinate in advance Holiday eves, holidays, and Saturdays – contact the museum Phone + WhatsApp – 04-6432810

Here is a link to their website!


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