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Address: Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Good but needs more improvements

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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885 reviews 885 reviews
272 attraction reviews
1,452 helpful votes 1,452 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

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Wolfersheim, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
37 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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.

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Monterey, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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313 reviews 313 reviews
202 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 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 

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Tarout, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 

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Fahaheel, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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).

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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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166 reviews 166 reviews
64 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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

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Richmond, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This museum is being slowly renovated following it being ransacked during the invasion of Kuwait. It has an excellent Heritage museum (the lighting could be better).

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