The Truck Museum (Trucks and Transport Museum) in Ramla presents many old vehicles and is a lovely attraction for families.
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The Truck Museum is situated Ha-Khazon Street 2, Ramla. And the easiest way to reach this spot is by entering “The Truck Museum” into Waze or clicking this link.
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You can park along Ha-Khazon and Ha-Tikva Streets, but the curbs are painted blue and white. Meaning you have to pay using Pango or another application. You can also drive about 100 meters to HaYetsira Street and park there for free (based on availability).
Since different opening hours are listed in various places, I contacted them through the official Facebook page. Here is what they wrote me:
Daily (including Friday and Saturday): 08:00 – 16:00
Note: the opening hours were updated in October 2022.
There are restrooms and a water fountain inside the museum, about 30 meters to the left of the entrance.
At the Trucks Museum
This museum operates without workers.
There are no cash registers, and you press the intercom to enter the museum. Once they open the door, you can enter.
By the entrance, you can find explanation signs telling about this museum (for more info, see the About section below).
And behind the signs, you can find rows of different trucks.
You can enter most of the trucks and sit inside.
Also, near each truck, you can find a sign telling a little about this vehicle and its history.
Did you know that Studebaker cars were assembled in the sixties in Haifa?
Besides the trucks, there are also seating places and several attractions for kids. As you can see in the following photos, there are four-wheel bicycles. My kids enjoyed driving them more than climbing the trucks.
As far as I remember, there were three four-wheel bicycles.
Since we visited during the week, there were few people (one – two families besides us).
Here are several additional photos from the museum:
The Museum of Trucks and Transport, established by the Taavura Group in Ramla, is part of a Taavura complex. The group has been engaged for over 60 years in the fields of diversified land transportation using trucks and semi-trailers, heavy cranes, and earthworks, mainly in quarries.
The idea to establish the museum is part of the vision of the owners of Taavura, Avraham Bondi Levant and his wife Rachel, and their sons: Zavik, Zvika, and Shai, who for many years took part in the management and operation of most of the types of trucks and trucks displayed in the museum.
The museum was dedicated to Bondi Levant, the founder, owner, and CEO of Taavura, on his 85th birthday.
Participated in setting up, locating, and collecting the exhibits and preparing them for display: The Levant family, Yoram London- CEO of Yozma Galil, director, and curator of the museum, the locksmith shop and the garages of Taavura in Ramla and Haifa. The architectural execution was planned and supervised by Ofira Etzion, and Uzi Levzur managed the construction and infrastructure.
This unique museum is intended for the general public and is a source of pride for the residents of Ramla and the surrounding area and for all the thousands of truck and transport lovers all over the country.
Taavura Holdings Ltd. is one of the largest private logistics companies in the country, and the founded museum is the first museum in Israel for land transport by trucks.
The museum concentrates on vehicles operated in Israel in the 35 years between 1945 and 1980, trucks that the pioneers used in the Wall and Migdal operations (1939-1936), and transports during the War of Liberation and after.
The museum is open to visitors all year round. The entrance is free of charge. For details: 054-7913311/21.
The Truck Museum in Ramla is not very big. There are probably about fifty vehicles, and it took us about an hour to see all exhibits in the museum. It was a lovely family experience, and my kids enjoyed it.
For additional attractions in the city, see Ramla, or browse the interactive map at the beginning of this article.
See Attractions in Tel Aviv with Kids for additional places for families.
Have you ever been to the Truck Museum in Ramla? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.
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