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Al-Madina Museum

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Summary end to Lawrence of Arabia's wartime exploit

If you are a train enthusiast, like I, this is a must-see attraction. With the Kaiser German's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Wonderful museum

Its history and everyone should come and visit the history, especially the Ottoman Empire... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
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All reviews old railway railway history separate entrance worth a visit entry fee rich history visit this place saudi arabia information insight coins illustrations glimpse madina perspective islam gate
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a train enthusiast, like I, this is a must-see attraction. With the Kaiser German's construction engineers, the Ottoman Sultan built this train thousands of kilometers to Madinah. It was a real accomplishment, and done 120 years ago. Be sure to go through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Its history and everyone should come and visit the history, especially the Ottoman Empire contribution n the development of Medina. the Hijaz railway history is also found here.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BackPacker349284
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The building itself is old, renovated by the government. It gives you a glimpse of how people of Madinah used to live along the pre and after-islam. It gives you a good genaric information about the prophet and his family as well. Good place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kareemhatim
Reviewed 16 September 2018

added load to my knowledge about culture and history. very knowledgable staff, welcoming and post tour refreshment was very tasty and refreshing

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is an interesting museum that was an old railway station and museum. It was built by the Ottoman rulers. It a km far from the Masjid a Nawabi. Entrance is free. A map is helpful check the location. There is a separate railway museum...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The building it self is an iconic and historic building that was built by the turkish to be the last station of the famous hijaz railway. the museum is well divided into deffirernt sections that explain the history of the holy city and the local...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank arqabat
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Wonderful museum with lots of information about the history and culture. Lots of insights that one can gain. Railway track is a must see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NabeelK118
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must see as it has many relics and illustrations of the history of medina. Puts a lot of things into perspective. Very easy to find.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Muhammed777
Reviewed 11 June 2018

It's a worth visiting place for historic information. It's better to follow a guide lead group with understandable language. The garden at back has separate entrance and an entry ticket.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Docsalman
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I never knew that railway was in Saudi Arabia till I visit this place, that too engine brought from India is more surprising..

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank mohammedshafia
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Response from Indira A | Reviewed this property |
I believe non muslims cannot enter this museum as this is inside Madina. Makkah and Madina only can be visited by muslims. If you want to visit such museum (Hijaz Railway) you can come to Al Hijr in the city of Al Ulaa... More