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National Museum

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Surprisingly neat museum

I went here not expecting much but it was wonderful. It starts from the beginning of time and goes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Favourite Museum

This has to be one of my favourite museums in the world. Love the cultural and historical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dundee, United Kingdom
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“islamic history”(15 reviews)
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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here not expecting much but it was wonderful. It starts from the beginning of time and goes through present with a Saudi/Islamic perspective. Very interesting. You can also go to the building across from the museum to see the King Abdulaziz cars.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be one of my favourite museums in the world. Love the cultural and historical detailing, and the insight on the Islam history as well. Equally fun for adults and children, and a great way to beat the Saudi heat. Would recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent preservation and presentation of ancient to modern history of Saudi Arabia. A must visit place with family and children

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Smooth O
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Well organized and clean. In the heard of Riyadh, and close to the old city. Visit the nearby gardens and squares.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aoufae
Reviewed 5 December 2018

when you visit Riyadh, you have to go there ..its relay the right place to visit it to find a shorten of civilization periods!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank suliman a
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at the museum. You learn alot about the history of the kingdom and the Islam. Wish they had a souvenir shop. Also, hire a tour to get a better understanding.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 374anamb
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

If you wanna learn the history and culture of Saudi Arabia, this is the place to visit. Entrance fee is only 10 riyals.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank byutifooley
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Wonderful museum, large, well organized, excellent collection, all in English, you can spend hours. Highly recommended Price: 10 Riyals, about 2

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

It is an interesting place to visit in spring or winter. Nice landscaping and old fortresses and a small artificial spring are worth visiting. If you happen to go in a weekend in winter, go there by 4. It gets crowded later and it is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank AbuIbrahim-Anas
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Comprehensive history of the Saudi and Arab worlds. Part of the museum was closed that I wanted to see.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from MsEnergy | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the price. You could check on their website. I was an American Tourist and I was allowed in, but I was also with a Saudi family
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Response from Hazem Z | Reviewed this property |
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