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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 #19 of 49 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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English first
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a wonderful place... the building itself and the interiors. The collections are wonderful too. The glass is probably one of the finest collections that we have ever encountered. The jewellery is totally bling! The place is very difficult to find, but ask for the British Embassy and it is almost next door. The grounds looked lovely but as... More 

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Robert Mouawad Private Museum collection and building are worth a visit when in Beirut. While the $20 is a little steep, the collection boast an interesting mix of antiquities and jewelry. As well as Lebanon's first flag. Mouawad is known for creating stunning diamond encrusted Victoria Secret lingerie, a few of which are on display. The Excelsior diamond, one... More 

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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
33 helpful votes 33 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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