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Robert Mouawad Private Museum

Address: Army road - zokak el blat, Beirut, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961 1 98 09 70
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Ranked #21 of 46 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Found the building eventually, tucked down a side road but we could not find and entrance to the museum. The only doors we found were well and truly locked and there was no one in sight to provide any assistance. Warning - taxi drivers understand museum to mean National Museum, whatever name you put in front of it.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The mansion belongs Mouwad family, a well known name in the fashion industry and the designer of the million dollars bras for Victoria Secret The garden is a peace of heaven in the heart of a busy city If you like going to museums then this one should be on the top if your list

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Esher, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Packed with wonderful objects in a beautiful building. The centre piece was a spectacular giant diamond. Well worth a visit when in Beirut assuming you can navigate past the military security check point and barbed wire on the street outside.

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Baghdad, Iraq
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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

When i visited that museum i was with my friends, all of my friends keep complaining about it . . . Saying that it is so small and that we shouldn't waste our time there But am telling you that you should visit it if you have a heart attached to Beirute . . . Like my heart

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I enjoyed visiting here more for the building itself rather than what was inside it. The small garden was lovely and the architecture of the building was fairly impressive. Minimal entrance fee.

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Surrounded by all of the noise of the city around it, and the soldiers with guns this is a bit of silence in lovely gardens in the centre of the city.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Beautiful little museum with fabulous gardens well worth a visit to see the jeweled bikini, and jewelry from around the world collected by this interesting curator.

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The palace is very rich, elegant and historic with marvelous garden. The contents are genuine, precious and of great artistic and historic value.

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Bruges, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

it's 6 dollars entrance fee, the main thing here is not really the collection (some amazing jewelry, some pottery, tiles, etc) but the house itself - the previous owner salvaged loads of authentic arabic interiors and incorporated them in the house, they are the real gem in the house ! (o yes there is a 68 carat diamand on display... More 

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cross river
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

the place is amazing. It sits in a residential area and one would never know it's there. A def worth seeing. The maze of rooms are so well done, the jewelry amazing.

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