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Museums in Jerusalem: Yad La-Shiryon

Yad La-Shiryon, or the Armored Corps Museum, is Israel's official memorial site for fallen Armored Corps soldiers.  The museum's outdoor display includes approximately 110 tanks and other fighting vehicles, and is one of the largest and most diverse tank museums in the world.  This display not only houses Israeli tanks, but also fighting vehicles that have been captured in wars or purchased for display from other countries.  Besides this impressive collection the museum also boasts a large amphitheater, an auditorium for presentations and lectures, photos and other historical documents, and a comemorative wall engraved with the names of all fallen Israeli Armored Corps soldiers.  

Location: Latrun
Hours: Sunday through Thursday 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m., Friday 8:30a.m. - 12:30p.m., Saturday 9a.m. - 4p.m.  
Telephone: +972-2-626-5900


Sources: Yad La-Shiryon, Wikipedia
www.itraveljerusalem.com.  

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