June 16, 2019     13 Sivan 5779
Places To Visit and Tour Israel - Historical Museums
  Pioneer Settlement Museum

Pioneer Settlement Museum

Pioneer Settlement Museum 

The Museum of Pioneer Settlement is part of the Educational Center for Settlement in the Jezreel Valley that relates the story of “The Valley”. The museum exhibits the largest display in Israel about settlement, specifically in the Jezreel Valley from 1911–1951. Emphasis is placed on both personal and local stories.
Relevant social and ideological values are presented as they were demonstrated by the activities of the pioneers: the need to take responsibility for social ideals, the importance of “getting things done”, the laying of foundations for a secular Jewish lifestyle, the encouragement of tolerance and mutual assistance, the sharing of a common destiny and most of all, the strengthening of ties between the People and the Land.
The Jezreel Valley’s Settlement Educational Center combines a visit with various activities in the Museum and allows for an assortment of activities at other sites in the Valley.

  • A Visit to the Museum – the story of settlement and pioneers.
  • A Personalized Tour – guides give a first hand description: visitors “meet” pioneers as they were in the 1920’s.
  • The “Display Theater” – Pioneer scenes brought alive by actors during the visit.
    (Minimum of 80 participants).
  • A Pioneer’s Meal – rustic fare; a vegetarian meal of salad, eggs, potatoes, tuna salad, local cheeses, bread, coffee and cake. The meal is served in authentic dishes in the old wooden kibbutz dining room.
  • An Evening of Song – Songs from the early days until the present day with accompaniment of a guitar or accordion, seated around tables or a campfire.
  • Cooking a Pioneer’s Meal – preparation of a meal using the “primus” or “wick” stoves of old.
  • Visits to Other Sites in the Valley – Pioneer related sites, the Valley railway, Nahalal, the weapons cache in Gevat and more . . .

Open hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 09:00 – 15:00
Friday: call us in advance.
Saturday: 11:00 – 14:00


Prices in US $



Museum visit with guide

6.00 $

5.50 $                      

Interactive/Display Theater

7.00 $                   

6.50 $

Pioneer’s Meal

15 $

15 $

Kindly contact us for additional information: 
Tel: +972 (0)4 6548974
Fax: +972 (0)4 6548129 
E-mail: yifmuseu@yifat.org.il

We look forward to welcoming you to the Pioneer Settlement Museumin Kibbutz Yifat.

Click here to visit the Pioneer Settlement Museum Website.


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