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Address: Kuwait City, Kuwait
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National Museum

I brought visitors from US to this place to show them some of Kuwait history and artifacts. The place was big in size but not as organized. There was still some construction going... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Ahmad S
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English first
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103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I brought visitors from US to this place to show them some of Kuwait history and artifacts. The place was big in size but not as organized. There was still some construction going on around the area. The selection of artifacts were good, but still missing something I guess. I wished they had put everything closer buildings than so distant,... More 

Thank Ahmad S
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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1,594 reviews
461 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,329 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Good but needs more improvements This due to the constructions and expansions works but we saw parts of the Museum and it is so nice i hope this constructions and expansions works will finish as soon as possible

1 Thank bnghanem
Wolfersheim, Germany
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128 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The main exhibition shows only the life as a sailor before the oil boom which is quickly seen. Of more interest is the include heritage museum which shows almost every aspect of the pre oil time with good made wax figures in a dark atmospheric souq like complex. Entrance is free and worthy a visit.

1 Thank jc_silver
Monterey, California
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Not easy to find, no real signage pointing you to the entrance. It is currently in the middle of a large construction effort. If you spent 15 minutes here, you really got into the dozen items they have on display. The highlight are coins from Alexander the Great on display.

Thank Onerunner2
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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463 reviews
297 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Devastated by the Gulf War with most of the holdings damaged, stolen, or missing, this missing is a shadow of its former self. The actual building is being rebuilt. The holdings on display are minimal. The best part of the museum is the ethnographic section which really is quite good. It gives you a feel for what Kuwait used to... More 

Thank dmittleman
Tarout, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

You can see good plans they had and history too as well. I believe it can be enhanced alot more. Beautiful big galleries and some nice collections about the gulf.

Thank Muhammad A
Navi Mumbai, India
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30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I wanted to visit Sadu House which is part of the museum complex so decided to see the museum. The museum has very interesting artefacts dating from the bronze age to the Muslim period. Came to know that Kuwait was also under Greek occupation during Alexander the Great's reign. Most of the artifacts were from Failaka island. It seems lots... More 

1 Thank Hanwari
Fahaheel, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Kuwait National Museum is small but has very important collections dating back to Alexander the great. Most of the artifacts are from Failakah island (IKARUS).

Thank Parpanatha Pala... M
Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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228 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of the places in Kuwait, which is worth visiting, if you would like to know more about ancient Kuwait culture & history. The place is serene & cool. It is better to visit this place in a group for company & enjoyment.

1 Thank Prasanna1965
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The meusum was well organised and worth to go to it. It was a good time to spend with my family I am suggesting that place to be seen

Thank Aisha A

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