The Ashkelon Khan and Museum is located in Hatzmaut Square, Migdal in Ashkelon. It is a beautiful and magnificent Arab hotel in the ancient period and was eventually transformed into a site of the Ashkelon’s history museum. It highlights different archaeological discoveries with some 5,000 year history.
The Ashkelon’s famous Canaanite silver calf – a discovery that made the front page of the New York Times has been replicated and displayed in the museum. The Khan’s municipal art gallery features display of items by local artists, including new immigrants.
The Ashkelon Khan and Museum offer visitors free tour around the facility. It showcases an audio-visual presentation of the history of Ashkelon. Entertainment shows, concerts and other activities are being offered as well. The fish restaurant in Ashkelon Khan and Museum provides sumptuous meal for tourist. A café can also be enjoyed inside the museum. The Ashkelon Khan and Museum is open on the following days: Sunday-Thursday 9:00-13:00, 16:00-19:00. Friday 09:00-13:00, Saturday 10:00-13:00.
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