The Museum at Kibbutz Sha'ar Hagolan is world famous for the number and quality of items displayed in it. The visitor gains a comprehensive picture of daily life as well as of the art and cult of 8.000 year old Neolithic farmers’ village on the bank of the Yarmuk River. This culture was first unearthed in Sha'ar Hagolan and has been named the Yarmukian Culture.
The largest assemblage of prehistoric art objects ever found in Israel comes from the site of Sha'ar Hagolan. The finds, which number of 150 items, include human figurines made of clay and pebbles, basalt pebbles incised with geometric patterns, and pendants Some have been lent to museums around the world, such as the Louvre in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the British Museum in London. The village at Sha'ar Hagolan was one of the most important cultic and artistic centers in the Near East.
A short film on the site and, in summer months, excavations near the museum. The kibbutz also offers B&B accommodation, a heated swimming pool, meals and agriculture tours