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The Bank Hapoalim Sponsored Sites for Pesach 2019 plus other free Pesach Events

Updated: Mar 6, 2020

This information is all up to date for Pesach 2019!

Bank Hapoalim will once again be sponsoring free entry into dozens of sites during Pesach 2019! There are a few changes this year, so take a good look through the list!

Also once again this year, the Bank Hapoalim link has lots of useful information so definitely take a look at their website – click here!

The full LoveLoveIsrael Pesach blog 2019 is HERE!! It also includes the exclusive LoveLoveIsrael days out that are worth booking up fast while spaces remain!

The sites below will be open for free on 21-24th April, and half day on Thursday 25th April, with varying times depending on the site. You can call *2410 for details.

Be warned that these places are packed over Pesach so if you plan on going, get up early and be the first ones there!!


Ghetto Fighters House Museum 04-9958052

The International Family Galilee Sculpture Festival in Maalot 04-9578871 The Deer Forest 050-8723920 Ummel Fahem Art Gallery 04 -631-5257 Park Katzrin 04-6962412 Museum Otzrot Bechoma 04-991104

Agricultural Experience 052-9686789

Haifa Art Museum  04 9115997

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art 04 838 3554

The National Maritime Museum in Haifa 04-8536622 The Haifa City Museum 04-9115888

The Mane Katz Museum 04-911 9372 Museum Umm El Fahem – 04 -631-5257​

The Janko Dada Museum, Ein Hod 04-9842350

Central Israel:

Tel Aviv Museum of Art 03-6077000

The Yitzchak Rabin Center 03 7453358/*4585

The Olympic Experience 03 7955900

Design Museum, Holon 073 215 1500

The Israeli Cartoon Museum  03-6521849 The Nachum Gutman Museum of Art 03-5161970 The Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center 03-5339278

Jerusalem and Modiin:


Yad LaShiryon, Latrun 08-9784302

The  Bible Lands Museum 02 5611066

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens 02-6794012

Tour of the Hasmonean Aqueduct   6033* \ 02-6268700 South:

Beta Israel – Ethiopian Village 0537119909

Lunada Museum – You must register first (registration for opening from 18.4.19) 08-6226926

Ashdod Art Museum Ashdod 08-8545180

Museum of Philistine Culture – 08-6224799

The Joe Alon Center for Bedouin Culture 08-9913322

Hagadat Chevel Yamit – 054-6668-856

Other Free events this Pesach – these are updated for 2019:

Mapa UMatzah!

12 Heritage Sites will open for free this Pesach from 23-24th April!

The events include creative workshops, guided tours, musical performances, theater, dance, creative workshops and recycling activities, children’s plays and meetings with writers.

The sites participating in the festival are:

North –

  1. Chatzer Rishonim in Ein Shemer

  2. Haifa Museums

  3. Atlit Detention Camp

  4. Naharayim Bagesher at Kibbutz Gesher

  5. Beit Shean Museum

Center –

  1. The Kfar Saba Museum

  2. Mikveh Yisrael Agricultural School, Holon

  3. The Heritage Museum of Jews from Teiman

  4. Beit Rishonim in Nes Tziona

South –

  1. The Locomotive Museum in Beer Sheva

  1. Yad Mordechai Museum

  2. Amutat Givati at Yoav’s fortress

The Police Heritage Museum

The Police Heritage Museum in Beit Shemesh will be having a Pesach ‘Happening’ on 21-24th April from 9-15:00 (Last entry at 14:00). In addition to the museum you can join guided tours, watch demonstrations of self defense, of robots , using police dogs, and a police helicopter. If you want to join one of the guided tours, at 10,11,12,13:00 you must register in advance by calling 02-5788263.

Atachlit Ethipoian Experience – Beta Israel Village

Atachlit – Ethiopian Experience in Kiryat Gat will be open for visitors throughout Chol Hamoed. Go on a tour of the village and have fun building with mud! You can also learn how to write your name in Amharic (this is the only activity that has a token cost). The activity is adapted for the whole family and the village will be open from 21-24th April to Wednesday from 10:00 to 16:00. On Thursday 25th April from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is a free event! Could be a perfect stop-off if you plan on doing the Salad Trail (see top of post). Call for more information (reservations are not necessary): 0537119909 or Email: