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National Museum

Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh's National Museum

A modern museum, really interesting.... nice fossils coming from the desert, a brief history of... read more

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Marina G
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Roads of Arabia

I went to Riyadh from Dammam specifically to see traveling The Roads of Arabia exhibit while it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret V
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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed yesterday

A modern museum, really interesting.... nice fossils coming from the desert, a brief history of Earth and then many artifacts from the past... beautiful preislamic pottery and ancient stone with old old writings, petroglyphs from our ancestors.... and then more recent objects from the more...More

Thank Marina G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Riyadh from Dammam specifically to see traveling The Roads of Arabia exhibit while it was there and it was well worth it. Running out of time, I only saw a small part of the permanent collection but it was enough to entice...More

Thank Margaret V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of things in the museum i didn't expect it existed in the kingdom hundred to thousand years ago. It fascinating.

Thank shayenpage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time there. We have seen a lot of old staff and antiques. It is in Riyadh. I recommend it .

Thank vip_0011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this museum while I was in Riyadh. It is quite large and takes the visitor along the surprizing rich history of the country. The museum also explains in detail the Islamic history of this country. I found this actualy very interesting and educative....More

Thank Jan530
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best museums I ever visited. The collection is really exciting and the journey was wonderful. Highly recommend.

Thank Fahad A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love museums and i very much enjoyed my 2 hours in here. Admission was free when we went. Well organized. There are enough exhibits so as not to overwhelm. Follow the yellow circles on the floor to lead you through the exhibits. From creation...More

Thank Shaider X
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place, you must visit when you are in Riyadh,,, start from the creation through whom leaving in Arabia land to prophet Mohamad then all islamic Khalifa until Saudi. In the end you will find very nice place about the tow holy...More

Thank abdullahf529
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The museum was better than expected. It taught me about ancient history of Arabian Peninsula and was interesting for the kids to see things they never knew about. The only weakness I noticed is the parts related to the early Islamic times which shall be...More

Thank Ahmed B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A glimpse into a time that we were not there. It tells the whole story. go there and enjoy your time with your children if possible. It would be an educational outing.

Thank Earl Grey G
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