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National Museum

Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Great to watch!

Very knowledgeable and artistic place. It is a place of old findings and it displays the culture... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
HiznyK
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Awesome place

Been there 4 years ago and it was actually very cool and educational. You'll learn more about Saudi... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Mohmmed W
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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 good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very knowledgeable and artistic place. It is a place of old findings and it displays the culture, and the traditional lifestyle of local people.

Thank HiznyK
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Been there 4 years ago and it was actually very cool and educational. You'll learn more about Saudi Arabia and the civilization that lived in there before it

Thank Mohmmed W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have visited recently Saudi National Museum which looks total traditional about saudi people old history.

Thank Navaneswara R
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Its a place that can be attractive only if you have interest in really old findings. the look and feel of the museum and the ambiance is very boring.

Thank Rayan T
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This museum covers a alot from geology to recent history and religion. We visited on the weekend and practically had the place to ourselves. What surprises me is the fact that not that many expats or locals pay the museum a visit. Its very well...More

1  Thank Hussam A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The national museum is ignored by many foreigners and locals alike, all to their detriment in our opinion. Set in a park like garden next to the old Murabba palaces, the entire neighborhood is well worth a stroll around and through the narrow streets. The...More

1  Thank fvunen
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This museum covers a huge amount from geology to recent history to religion. We visited one Saturday afternoon, and practically had the place to ourselves. The models of Mecca and Medinah were particularly impressive. We were lucky enough to visit with one of our Saudi...More

Thank floodsa
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

All expat like me should visit this national museum entrance fee is only 10 sr affordable... A lot of archeological remains are on display. Upon entrance you can see a big meteorites plus a lot of tools way way back on the olden time. Very...More

1  Thank nelda793
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Nice time visit with full team in National Museum very nice and good experience with local culture and history

Thank nadeemkhan81
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was really amazed after I finished touring the museum, it starts with old eras (Million of years ago) and it shows you exactly how life was developed to the modern era. What inspires me the most is the civilization timeline, you can literally track...More

Thank Meshalaw
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Mais R
I am a single woman with no driver so how to get there? and how much will it cost me for a taxi? are there any tourists groups
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
Single allow? ???
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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Smera Z
How much is the ticket for children and adults and do they take credit cards.
2 March 2017|
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Response from fvunen | Reviewed this property |
Adults SAR10 Children and students are free Cash is still better in most places in KSA ;-)
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