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Yasser Arafat Museum

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Definitely add this museum to your itinerary to learn about Yasser Arafat and Palestine. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tina S
Very interesting

The museum is located behind the tomb of Yasser Arafat in a central area of Ramallah. It's modern... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
2018LisaDS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely add this museum to your itinerary to learn about Yasser Arafat and Palestine. It is clean, informative, and well organized. My teens learned a lot of history here!

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is located behind the tomb of Yasser Arafat in a central area of Ramallah. It's modern inside, air-conditioned and there's also a cafe next to it. If you want to try and gain a greater understanding of the political history of the area...More

Thank 2018LisaDS
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I had heard a lot of things about the Arafat Museum but didn't know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised! This museum is immense, it's really well done. It covers the history of Palestine through the life of Arafat in a very professionally-done way...More

Thank Talal J
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I wish I'd had more time here - the museum is beautiful and contains excellent information in multi-modal format.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I'm a Jewish and just visited Israel for the first time. I was decided to visit the Palestinian territories as well, against the opinion of most of my friends, both at home and in Israel. But I took the bus near Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's...More

1  Thank Ernesto K
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Amazing place to learn all about palestinian history and all the struggles this territory has been going through along theri existence. The museum is well-designed and organised so that visitors can go on their own without needing a tour guide. It offers educational audios and...More

2  Thank Javier A
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This museum flows easily from Palestinian history, to Arafat's rise to leader of the PLO, to his death. Videos, display cases, maps, eyewitness accounts and thought-provoking poetry tell the story. Plan to spend at least a couple of hours here. The museum will answer many...More

Thank grip652
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a very unique place, where you can see the belongings of president arafat, and the history of the Palestinian issue via yasser arafat.

Thank Drghannam
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This museum chronicles the life and times of Yasser Arafat and the Palistinians. The museum is well done, great graphics and video presentations. Sound system (individual units are the best I've seen). Worth a visi

Thank BroadmeadTraveller
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The new museum was build around the Mouqattah, the base where Yasser Arafat was established in the Palestinian Territories and sieged during monthes by the Israeli army.

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