THE PALMACH MUSEUM
This first-of-its kind museum exhibit places viewers in an immersive multimedia experience of the past, recounting the history of a pre-State military brigade through a combination of personal anecdotes and state-of-the-art projection technologies. Telemedia played a key role in developing the museum’s content and concept.
Actors in period costumes portray Palmach fighters, providing first-hand accounts of the experiences and hardships that led up and into Israel's 1948 War of Independence. Each scene takes place in different scenic surroundings. Visitors of all ages and backgrounds are riveted as move through a climactic series of events. The atmosphere in enhanced through tasteful lighting, sound and special effects, including aromas.
This multi-sensory experience has made the Palmach Museum one of the most popular in Israel, and has earned it international recognition, including the 2000 American THEA Prize for concept, design and production.
In the words of Israel's President, Shimon Peres: “This is not merely a memorial for Palmach bravery. Rather…it captures the spirit of Israel's rebirth.”
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