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Address: Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number: 973 290101
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Must do if you love the Quran

Not a very large museum. Can be done in two hours. Worth a visit even for non Muslims as it has a lot of beautiful calligraphy work.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mohammedk199
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a very large museum. Can be done in two hours. Worth a visit even for non Muslims as it has a lot of beautiful calligraphy work.

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Thank mohammedk199
Manama, Bahrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully showcased historic Quran's and art artifacts. This represents a very valuable collection worth seeing. Located in Manama so easy to get to. Entrance is free but a donation is welcome.

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Thank Naseem_S
Doha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum can be hard to find, but it is an absolute must for visitors in the region. The exhibits are stunning, and one could probably spend hours here.

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Thank withoutamap1
Orange Park, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small reconstructed are of the original gate into the city and a portion of the old market nestled in the mayhem of the modern souq. You'll find anything and everything in the souq.

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Thank Lee Anne R
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Really liked this place, Qurans from all over the world, different translations and from different eras. clean nice place over to 2 stories, there is no charge to get in but you can donate what you want. the Qurans are amazing some dating back to the 8th century. there is also a small mosque within the building

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Fantastic collection of Qu'rans from the 8th Century to today. Much of the craftsmanship is marvelous to behold. The entrance fee is free will offering so give what you like. Well worth an hour's visit.

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Thank Steve B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Superb collection of historical Korans! Fun for Muslims and non-Muslims alike...go check it out if you can!

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Thank R0llingSt0ne2011
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Even if you are not religiously inclined, this is nevertheless a fascinating museum of one mans collection of Holy Qurans and Calagraphic writing instruments. The Quranic verse inscribed on a single grain of rice is quite remarkable as too are some of the beautifully crafted manuscripts.

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Thank PaulClabburn
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This museum is dedicated to the history of Quran "Muslims Holy Book". It hosts variety of rare scripts dating back to the 300 Hijri year. The display is dim with no photography allowed even non flash. I was hoping to see older scripts but it seems their collection is changing. It contains a copy of the first printed Quran in... More 

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Thank Ed S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

must visit place to see Islamic history and Quran transcript. those who have interests in Islamic history

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