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Saqer-Aljazirah Aviation Museum

Exit 10 of Airport Road | Junction of Prince Abdullah Road & Service Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #15 of 17 Attractions in Riyadh
Type: Specialty Museums
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Paiania, Greece
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I had heard a lot of times for this place and although my home is nearby, I always postponed the visit. Till last Saturday, thanks to a friend who loves airplanes. We have been there late the afternoon. The light and the weather (too cold) was not helping us for an outside walk around, but the interior worth a lot.... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

If you have any interest in aircraft, this is a brilliant place to visit! You may have noticed the ex Saudia Airlines Tristar from the ring road, but there is loads more to see.. A selection of civil and military aircraft outside and man pristine, well displayed ones inside the modern glass fronted building. If you're lucky, you may get... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Great collection of planes which were in use of RSAF. One can easily spend a couple of hours.. It's a real good place and must visit spot. I give it 8 out of 10...

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Toronto, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

this museum takes you into the history of Aviation in Saudi Arabia. you see samples o how royal air forces of Saudi Arabia has developed through years. and you can experience being at the cabin of a helicopter too, something that was a new experience for me. i also went into the Dc-7 which really gives a true impression on... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The zoo is well maintained. No foul animal smell. The animals look healthy and well kept. Nice place for a family outing.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
26 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

All museums here especially this one need better care marketing and more interactive exhibits as well as international standards and services.This place could be amazing its unfortunate the government doesnt pay attention to the countries museums

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

For those who interest a lot with aeroplane and weapon technology, especially for the kids, It's the right place to go. You can spend your preferable time inside or outside building since the real aeroplane displayed in very large area.

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Yorkshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Nicely laid out inside with a wide variety of aircraft. The outside exhibits are in very poor state in general. Simulator at the end not worth the effort but the kids enjoyed it.

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Riyadh
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I went there at least three time. Very good. Alomst dead as hardly anyone visits. You will have the museum all to yourself

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7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you are interested to airplanes , this museum will you give the history of aviation history in Saudi Arabia .

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