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Important wooden boats and ships in Kuwait's history

This museum exhibits about ten (10) well-preserved wooden ships important to maritime history in... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Very nice and recommended

I liked the idea of having more than one activity in the same place .. Their documentaries are very... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tour, but covers only a small part of the remaining. Guide claims that cost of transport is not included.

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

This museum shows the history of Kuwait sailing before oil discovery. There are all types of ships used for pearl collection from the Arabian gulf or training with Indea through the Indean ocean.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

This museum exhibits about ten (10) well-preserved wooden ships important to maritime history in the Persian Gulf region. The boats show how wooden boat technology changed over time. For example, the museum includes a two-person boat representing what Kuwaiti mariners used ~1,000 years ago. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I liked the idea of having more than one activity in the same place .. Their documentaries are very good and sight catching for the kids .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Well arranged exhibition with fascinating photos taking you quickly through Kuwait's history. Look for entrance behind the Diplomatic Institute.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 567alexanderp
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

How Kuwaitis were living and get there needs located near a nice mall on beach and a couple of museums around it

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

good clean place with small cinema inside for children, place for parking, many types of Deseret insects and many containers for different types of Gulf fish

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

For starters who haven’t been to any Martime museum, this is a best place to visit. Had fun and it’s a must go in Kuwait City.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

It was a business trip and the hotel facilities was very clean,everything was in good condition the Food and Beverage service was outstanding specially with Mr. Jesus who deliver a great service going above and beyond our expectations . Definitely I will be back.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I had a great time learning about the Kuwaiti history of fishing and fishing boats. Also enjoyed seeing them in person. Location is conveniently next to the waterfront and plenty of restaurants.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank William A
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November 9, 2017|
Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It is separate
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Response from anu_diu_ete | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday- 8:30AM-12:30PM and then 4:30PM- 8:30PM, Friday- Morning closed but Afternoon- 4:30PM-8:30PM