Paula and David Ben-Gurion’s living quarters at Kibbutz Sde Boker have been preserved the way they were upon Ben-Gurion’s death in 1973. A visit to the house provides an encounter with David Ben-Gurions character and an exhibit that displays the connection between Ben Gurion and the Negev, activity rooms with rotating exhibits, sand and relief maps and a short movie about David Ben-Gurion.
Also, three new exhibition rooms were built which display in various ways Ben-Gurion’s doctrine and characteristics.
Gypsum house – Ben-Gurion and kibbutz Sde-Boker and the vision of the Negev.
Ben-Gurion’s doctrine in the test of time – interactive tablesn
Film on a huge screen about Ben-Gurion’s leadership
Kibbutz Sde Boker
08-6560469 | firstname.lastname@example.org | bgh.org.il
The graves of David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula are located at the top of a steep cliff, overlooking the breathtaking landscapes of the Zin Valley and Avdat Heights. The path leading from the parking lot to the grave site passes through a well-kept garden planted with local flora that thrives in the dry, saline desert conditions.
Nature and Parks Authority | Midreshet Ben-Gurion
An audio-visual show that reveals Ben-Gurion’s crucial decisions that formed the Israeli State and society and that continue to influence them to this day.
Ben Gurion’s Heritage Institute Midreshet Ben-Gurion
08-6592100 | email@example.com | www.bgh.org.il
A heritage site that tells the story of the first Jewish settlers in the Negev. The tour of the site enables visitors to see the places built by the pioneers. The tour may open or end with a video presentation that sums up the sites story from then till present times. The site offers various activities for all ages.
08-6562638 | 08-6562570 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.mitzpe-revivim.net
Re-creation of the first hut in Kibbutz Mashabei Sadeh recounts and demonstrates kibbutz life at the time, audio-visual show, guided tour.
Carmela and Avishai Alon | Kibbutz Mashabei Sadeh
08-6565365 | 050-7637488