The Museum of Philistine Culture

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Coordinates: 31°47′57.22″N 34°38′31.39″E / 31.7992278°N 34.6420528°E / 31.7992278; 34.6420528

Museum of Philistine Culture
Established 1990
Location 16 HaShayatim st. Ashdod
Type Art and History
Website http://www.phcm.co.il/en

The Corinne Mamane Museum of Philistine Culture (Hebrew: המוזיאון לתרבות הפלשתים ע"ש קורין ממן‎) is an archaeological museum in Ashdod, Israel. It explores the culture of the Philistines that lived in the area of the city. The museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to the Philistines culture. It was the first museum that opened in Ashdod in 1990.

Corinne Mamane was a Jewish student born in Casablanca in Morocco. She was killed in 1984 in a car accident in France during her university studies.

The museum has 3 floors. The first is an exhibition of the Philistines culture. The second is for changing exhibitions. The third floor is dedicated to the "Philistines Kitchen" by exploring the food culture of the Aegean sea.

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