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The story of how this ancient boat was discovered, rescued and preserved is very interesting. Hard to believe that it is from the time of Christ! The boat ride on the Sea of Galilee is a must do for every Christian. It is much like...More
The museum is not large but worthwhile. The fishing boat that was excavated and restored is quite interesting. The boat has been authenticated to be over 2,000 years old. No claim to be tied to Jesus but it was definitely from his era. We visited...More
As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend visiting this unique piece of ancient archaeology.
No more guessing, an authentic boat from the time of Jesus of Nazareth.
Now you can imagine him and 12 more men sailing on one of those.
This is a nice little village by the shores of Lake Galilee. I think this is actually a resort village and closed during the winter, because it was dead when I visited. In truth, I really only came here to stand on the shores of...More
The history of how this boat was discovered, recovered, and preserved is well explained and is amazing. The video is short and to the point. Seeing the actual boat on display was so interesting. This place is well worth the time to visit. And by...More
When you get to the site you see a movie that explains how the boat was discovered by chance and how everybody gathered together to salvage it and to invent new techniques to do that before the lake swallowed it again.
Then you go see...More
Great film about the discovery of this fishing boat, sunk in the Sea of Galilee for (they guess) about 2000 years, and so of course it is familiarly the "Jesus Boat". But the two brothers who found it don't claim that, just that it is...More