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Madina Media Museum

Dawoodi Park Street, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Medina
Type: Specialty Museums
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

In 2005 we had a Ummra to both Mecca and Madina to visit the prophet mosque and shrine of the last prophet Mohamed peace upon him the city where prophet start his dawwa to Islam after hab been aborted by quraish. It was very nice visit to remind the very binging of Islam.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

There were some very interesting features including models of the early Masjid e Nabwi. If you do not understand Arabic it would be beneficial to have a guide with you to explain some of the features which are labelled in Arabic. It was a relatively simple museum but an interesting one to learn about the early history of the city.

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Cavan, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went there with a group and had a man giving us a tour in English, which was pre arranged for us, it was very informative and really enjoyable, worth a visit if possible.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Went to museum with Ml Jeenah from SA, he was brilliant, very very informative, his knowledge and history of the place is astounding! Worth a visit but go with someone who can give u a background on what is found in the museum then its really worth a visit!!!

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Casablanca, Morocco
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It's better to visit the museum with a guide. It will help you better understand history. It's an interesting place. They should make other museums in Madinah!!

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Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This media museum is located not far from the Haram and is worth a visit early on in your stay in Al Madinah. It gives you an excellent indication of what the old city was like together with developments and the various battle grounds. it places everything in perspective so you can appreciate it so much more. It is free... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

the building is not a stand out one. the museum is located in the basement, the displays are dated and beg if you must, for english information. once the english language displays are turned on, you are transformed into a historical past with explanations of the famous graves of the companions in the cemetary Baqi. The schematics of the famous... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Poor coordination,most of it depends on movies shows which was off,little English demonstration ,bad location ,under ground and is free entry but do not expect alot to see

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Nice, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

The musem has a lot of things to see and read though they are not classified and arranged well. Just like we were lost into a warehouse full of antique stuffs that we couldn’t have an image of anything about what the whole exhibition is all about in the end.

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Brampton, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

The museum though located very close to the Masjid Nabavi is hardly recognizable from outside and is in a basement. A documentary is shown inside as well as the museum has layout of the Prophet's original home, the burial ground and the city of Medinah during the old days.

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