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National Museum

Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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One of good place for kids in Riyadh

- Big zoo - Many animals, birds, reptiles - Two hunch camel is one must watch - Elephant here catch... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chezhian A
Its a beautiful place full of culture!

I got so many informations about the saudian culture, beautiful space around the museum. I wish if... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rida J
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The history of Islam is the major focus of this museum, which consists of 10 galleries, courtyards and a section that houses fancy cars and other belongings of the founding king of Saudi Arabia.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed yesterday

- Big zoo - Many animals, birds, reptiles - Two hunch camel is one must watch - Elephant here catch and eat the fruits we throw - Play Train should be the one to start

Thank Chezhian A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I got so many informations about the saudian culture, beautiful space around the museum. I wish if there is better cafes and restaurants there

Thank Rida J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum about 6 months ago .Cheap admission about 10 riyals (2 GBP ) Parking as always in Riyadh an issue .Museum well planned out ,lots of space , some very interesting exhibits , multi-lingual .Spent two hours there and could have spent...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to go because I saw it rated high. But frankly it was a disappointment. There were very few real exhibits. Most were pictures or replicas of real artifacts. The mural a was fascinating though. So it is worth one visit just...More

Thank Smera Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious foods, beautiful place in riyadh but no enough parking. Located in center and of riyadh- Alolaya.

Thank Fawaz0sa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent collection,They have preserve many thing in Museum, It is not popular in crowd but must visit if you are in Riyadh, Good documentation on Islamic culture, Informative on Saudi culture.Detail study material available on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia geographical resources. Many things we come...More

Thank Vishal G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller national museum compared to european standards, nevertheless I found it to be well presented (text in arabic and english) and to the point. Lot of the items (pottery, jewellery etc) on display was well preserved (unsure if it was original or not) and...More

Thank sunshine8552
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Amazing experience quite informative and very interactive. Loved the mini cinemas. You were made to feel welcome and the yellow dots kept you connected.

Thank mashman123
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This museum is one of the best to explain the history of the peninsula, with evidence ranging from a huge meteorite, to artefacts found thousands of years ago. The explanations of different civilisations is so interesting that you come away thinking how populated the place...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The museum is well maintained, has a wide variety of display, very informative. A very good learning experience!

Thank Sriyukta
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Sohaib B
5 July 2017|
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Response from Raymon2108 | Reviewed this property |
Close on Fridays. Normally 09:00-18:00 Open SAR 10
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Mais R
29 March 2017|
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Response from ickle_moose | Reviewed this property |
Try internations for social groups (it is a very active website, lots going on), but for the Museum just use Uber, or the Saudi version Careem. Download the app onto your phone, very very easy to use. Enjoy!
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misu n
4 March 2017|
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Response from fvunen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have bachelor/singles and family time slots for visiting. The opening hours on their website make no differentiation, best call them before going.
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