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Chaim Weizmann House

Updated: Apr 2, 2020


Rechovot

08-9344499

visitors-center.weizmann.ac.il

visitors.center@weizmann.ac.il


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Karen

‘My kids loved the Chaim Weizmann house tour, as did the parents and grandparents.’


Description:

‘For an insider`s view into the life of one of Israel’s foremost figures, come visit The Weizmann House, home of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, first President of the State of Israel and founder of the Weizmann Institute of Science, designed by the famous architect Erich Mendelsohn, and built in 1936-37. Visits to this important historical landmark open with a short screening of the film A King without a Kingdom, describing Dr. Weizmann’s vision and mission, and continues with a tour of the house, providing the guests with a glimpse into the personal and professional life of Dr. Chaim Weizmann. Also on the premises and open to the public are the Presidential car, a Ford Lincoln Cosmopolitan which, was given to Dr. Weizmann by Henry Ford the 2nd, the gravesite of Dr. Chaim and Dr. Vera Weizmann, the Memorial Plaza for the victims of the Holocaust with a unique sculpture by Danny Caravan, and The Weizmann Archives holding over 200,000 of Weizmann’s letters, photographs, newspaper articles, and more.


Parking & Directions


Visitor parking is available near the Levinson Visitors Center (follow directions to the Weizmann Institute of Science) and other convenient locations across campus.


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