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Kuwait House for National Works Museum

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Address: North Shwaik Block: 7 Street: 7 House: 30, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Phone Number: (+965)99667338
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One of the last places to get a feeling for the invasion

We were there during the closing time after noon, but they opened up only for us and gave us a private tour. It shows the Iraq invasion with different illuminated displays which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Wolfersheim, Germany
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Wolfersheim, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
37 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were there during the closing time after noon, but they opened up only for us and gave us a private tour. It shows the Iraq invasion with different illuminated displays which really give you an idea how it must have been back in 1990. It's not only about the short war, but also works as a general reminder of... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Followed the directions per their website & encountered a construction site. I don't think this is around any more!

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

KHNWM does a valuable job and is of national importance. The welcome one gets is always warm and helpful. I wish, dearly wish there was more care taken with the maintenance of the museum and it is high time the diorama display was rethought and redone. Great concept but wish more work went in to the displays, especially given the... More 

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Kuwait
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425 reviews 425 reviews
267 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

this is one of the important museums in Kuwait.if you're a student or tourist you would be good if you came , see & remember Operation Desert Storm and the liberation of Kuwait. good thing 1-I love this museum I just wish they took better care of it and re-located it to a better place. 2-location very good. 3- modern... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
41 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

If you're a student of modern history, and remember Operation Desert Storm and the liberation of Kuwait and the repelling of the Iraqi Revolutionary Guards from the country, it's worth a visit. In my opinion, although the museum gives some credit to the U.S. and the western powers for the liberation of this little emirate floating atop an ocean of... More 

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Lonon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Someone has actually thought about this and set out a wonderful history with fine examples and relics. I really loved the examples of the gold and turquoise jewellery - my two favourite things so to see the craft and work that went into the jewellery was lovely.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This museum tells an important story in Kuwait. The museum uses models and lightin to progress through the majority of the exhibits. The presentation is perhaps a tad slow, as I prefer to browse some exhbitis at my own pace. OVerall the museum was quite when I visited but we had no problem being welcomed in. The improtant artifacts and... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

What I liked about this private museum was the chronological journey provided in the different sections of the place. The museum starts with an introduction of the establishment of Kuwait as a trading hub, a land of mixed ethnic origions, and as a maritime and caravn nation. Then an overview of the current Kuwait, followed by the gruesome invasion. Tons... More 

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Painesville, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is not quite what I expected. It was nice for the locals and the children especially. They display a nice miniature war showing the stages of the war. As far as actual war artifacts there was only a few items.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The location is bad , the decoration is poor everything was poor in it ! needs alot of work ,pitty that a very important museum is neglected that way !!

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