Haifa, Israel Will Win You Over with its Unique Museums

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Haifa, Israel. Photo by Rade Šaptović on Unsplash

Haifa is Israel’s third-largest city, but it’s often overshadowed by Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. If you, however, decide to check it out and explore its history and cultural richness, make sure to visit the amazing and pretty unique museums that this city has in store.


Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space AKA Madatech is one of those museums that travelers of all ages can enjoy. It’s the perfect spot for family visits because it features many interactive exhibits dedicated to technology and science.

Haifa Museum of Art

If you’re an art lover visiting Haifa, you won’t leave disappointed. This city is home to several art museums and galleries, but if you have enough time to only visit one, this is the spot. Haifa Museum of Art is the country’s third-largest museum, with a collection of around 7,000 pieces, that mostly celebrates contemporary Israeli art.

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art

This hillside museum isn’t a rarity only in Israel, but in the Middle East as a whole, because it’s the only museum in this part of the world dedicated to Japanese art. Its impressive collection covers everything from ceramics and textiles to miniature carvings and samurai swords, and it includes a total of 8,500 items.