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National Museum

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Well set out

My adult daughter and i spent a few hours one afternoon exploring this well laid out and easy to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jend512018
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Napier, New Zealand
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Amazing and organised

Great musueam with a park and interactive models and displays very good for history of Saudi Arabia... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Syed A
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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.
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Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center | What3words: Oiled.dodges.divided, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My adult daughter and i spent a few hours one afternoon exploring this well laid out and easy to get around museum. All the exhibits are explained in both Arabic and English. A fascinating journey through time and opportunity to learn more about this very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great musueam with a park and interactive models and displays very good for history of Saudi Arabia and Islamic History in the peninsula.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Syed A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very pleasantly surprised to visit the museum and learn about the incredibly rich history of Saudi Arabia. Spent a few hours going through the exhibits which are arranged in time order.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JB_Dubai75
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Thank LordFairmont
Reviewed 21 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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 sm00th0
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
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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
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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
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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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yes, definitely.
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