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Ben Gurion Tomb and Desert Home

ben gurion hut“Ben-Gurion’s Hut” was the nick name of the desert home of Israel’s first Prime-minister, David Ben-Gurion . It is located in Kibbutz Sde-Boker  in the Negev.  Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula joined the kibbutz in 1953 to set a personal sample of settling the Negev.

ben gurion hut kitchenBen-Gurion continued to live in the kibbutz also after his retirment in 1963, and till he passed away, in 1973. In his will he asked that his home be reserved and open to the public. 

ben gurion tombIn 1968, after his wife passed away, Ben-Gurion and his son chose a cliff 3 km south of the kibbutz to be her burial place, and Ben-Gurion was later buried next to her. 

Ben-Gurion’s Hut

Ben-Gurion’s hut ( Hebrew: צריף בן גוריון‎, Tzrif Ben Gurion) was the retirement home of Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula (Pola) from the years 1953 until Ben-Gurion’s death in 1973.

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Points of Interest in the Area

 shivta northern church Shivta 
 ramon crater jeep tour Ramon Crater

Book a Private Tour to Ben-Gurion Desert Home and tomb

Ben-Gurion Desert home and tomb is in Kibbutz SdeBoker, in the negev. it is about 2.5 hours drive from Tel-Aviv,  and takes about 1 hour to explore.

Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour, that will also include Ben-Gurion Desert Home and Tomb.