We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Museum

Closes in 11 min: 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
Review Highlights
National museum

Excellent preservation and presentation of ancient to modern history of Saudi Arabia. A must visit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Smooth O
via mobile
Attend Chinese event

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aoufa E
Read all 591 reviews
All photos (459)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“saudi arabia”(104 reviews)
“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.
Closes in 11 min
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center | What3words: Oiled.dodges.divided, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 402 9500
Improve This Listing
Reviews (591)
Filter reviews
459 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews saudi arabia islamic history arabian peninsula pre history on display king abdulaziz two hours modern building recent history entrance fee worth a visit single men visit this place second floor nice place exhibits arabic
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 459 reviews
Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week ago

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 Aoufa E
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Thank byutifooley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really had a great time by visiting this place, one of the best museum of Riyadh, Everyone must try once in their life time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank irfanrk786
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
Thank williamkW3463LK
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

مكان جميل يمكنك قضاء وقت ممتع مع العائلة للتنقل بين قاعاته المتعددة والتي تنقلك آلاف السنين إلى حقبات تاريخية متعددة . Great place to visit in Riyadh, several halls require one hour . It deserve the effort

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mushabbabasiri
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 252 nearby hotels
Tulip Inn Riyadh
48 reviews
.75 km away
Tulip Inn Modon Riyadh Hotel
1 review
.76 km away
Aquarium Hotel - Riyadh
29 reviews
1.00 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Riyadh Khaldia
196 reviews
1.04 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 855 nearby restaurants
Mc Coys
171 reviews
2.93 km away
Anardana Indian Restaurant, Movenpick
38 reviews
2.57 km away
Horizon Restaurant
24 reviews
2.63 km away
Saravanaa Bhavan
49 reviews
1.88 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 80 nearby attractions
Al Bujairi square
244 reviews
.19 km away
Kingdom Centre Tower
1,609 reviews
7.52 km away
King Abdullah Park
262 reviews
3.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Rena G
3 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Noel D
9 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Hazem Z | Reviewed this property |
yes, definitely.
Yusra S
14 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Fawaz0sa | Reviewed this property |
Sure there is.