Fodor's Expert Review Mizgaga Museum

Nahsholim-Dor Museum/Gallery

This very worthwhile museum next to Kibbutz Nahsholim and the Nahsholim Seaside Resort holds a rich trove of finds from 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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Rd. 7011
Nahsholim-Dor, Haifa  3081500, Israel

04-639–0950

www.mizgaga.com

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Rate Includes: NIS 20, Closed Sat.

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