The remnants of a first-century fishing vessel, dubbed the “Jesus Boat” are on display at the Yigal Allon Center at Kibbutz Ginosar.  Tour the museum to learn about the boat’s discovery, extraction and preservation, which included seven years in a chemical bath, and ponder along with scholars whether this humble wooden fishing vessel may have carried Jesus and his disciples across the Sea of Galilee.

Kibbutz Ginosar today is one of the wealthiest kibbutzim in Israel, bringing income from banana plantations, agriculture, fishing, and tourism. Besides the visitor’s center and the museum, the Kibbutz also operates a large hotel.