The Democracy Pavilion, a new and exciting interactive exhibition in Tel Aviv, sheds light on the compelling history of the creation of the State of Israel. The Democracy Pavilion, conveniently located on Rothschild Boulevard serves to revitalize and bring new awareness to democratic values and ideals in Israel.
Situated just steps from the Independence Hall, the site where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1948 upon the creation of the State of Israel, The Democracy Pavilion – a dramatic geodesic dome shines brightly aiming to spark public discourse and conversation about democracy in Israel and on a global scale. In a world where democratic values are challenged regularly, it is an important subject that affects human rights worldwide.
Launched by Israel Democracy Institute and supported by Tel Aviv Municipality, the Democracy Pavillion is an exciting and rich multimedia experience which brings awareness to the core values of equality, freedom, and diversity which are reflected in Israel’s democracy. The exhibition is a part of an Independence Trail which can be followed using an interactive mobile app. The app will route visitors through the Democracy Pavilion, and further up Rothschild Boulevard towards the Independence Hall and other nearby heritage sites.
Inside the dome, visitors will read quotes directly from the Declaration of Independence which are ingrained amid the pavilions arches and are invited to sign the Declaration of Independence. This is an exciting and meaningful way to learn more information about Israel’s past, present and future in an interactive way.
Throughout the summer of 2018, an ongoing series of events will be held at the Democracy Pavilion which is all free of charge and open to tourists and locals alike. At the end of Israel’s 70th year, the pavilion will move to other locations and cities in the country. Step into history and learn about the dynamic past and exciting future of Israel’s democracy and the impact on the world.
Open 7 days a week, free of charge and appropriate for all ages, the Democracy Pavillion will show various screenings in both English and Hebrew. The dome is easily accessible including handicap access. Democracy Pavilion is located at 1 Rothschild Plaza, Tel-Aviv.
To complete the experience, we suggest you check out the Yitzhak Rabin Centre in Tel Aviv. More things to do in the white city can also be found here, including a special architecture tour.