Museums in Beirut

Top Museums in Beirut, Lebanon

Museums in Beirut

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  • LSUTGR1
    Phoenix, AZ1,316 contributions
    There are 3 floors in the museum. Lots of educative info boards and labels to architectural, historical, and geological artifacts. The display of the mummies is awesome. One can easily spend a half day assimilating all the information and processing the facts presented.
    Written July 23, 2022
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  • Mike G
    3 contributions
    What a gem in Beirut 😊
    It was way beyond my expectation
    Do you need to spend at least an hour lots of things to see
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • merry
    43 contributions

    Such a beautiful building from the outside.. Inside very powerful art, pretty amazing, never experienced so much emotions in a museum. The entrence fee is not compulsory and you can take pictures inside
    Written October 6, 2020
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  • AdrijanaZecevic
    Belgrade, Serbia16 contributions
    As someone who is broke and has always pushed for more social equality, I have to say, I LOVE what BDL has done.

    Young, old, married, single, muslim, christian... We’re all gonna be broke! We’ll all have the same income: 0. Isn’t that great?! There’s no wealth inequality if everyone’s poor, right? Ladies, there’s no wage gap if no one has any money either, am I right?

    Finally, we can all be equal. Riad Salamé is a true social justice hero.
    Written December 5, 2019
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  • Hilary t
    Crewe, UK29 contributions
    unassuming but makes you think, not much of a museum more a building that you can look in. Personally I think they could do so much more with the building turning it in to a real reminder of what happened, telling the history. Green Line/Damascus Street just a very busy road now. I love history so wanted so much more.
    Written September 10, 2019
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  • jeremyseda
    Post Falls, ID157 contributions
    A group of friends accompanied my wife and me to this museum while on campus at the American University of Beirut. I’m not one for museums, but found this one very interesting!
    Written March 28, 2022
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  • Myles
    Jounieh, Lebanon68 contributions
    The museum is central and convenient. It often has unusual exhibitions and brings art and culture that one would not normally expect to see. Beirut has a lively arts scene largely die to places such as this. And it is free.
    Written March 6, 2020
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  • dmittleman
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL1,443 contributions
    This wonderful museum has both a permanent exhibition and temporary exhibitions. Housed in an old silk factory, it brings to life as best as possible what an old silk factory would have been like. The special exhibits are well curated. The museum, however, is outside downtown Beirut and can be a challenge to find and get to.
    Written January 5, 2020
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  • marsher
    North Carolina, USA224 contributions
    If you're interested in chocolate (and who isn't?), you'll love this small and informative overview of the history and production of chocolate. Although it would be great for school groups, my husband enjoyed the whole experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable (gave an English presentation for my benefit) and enthusiastic. We learned a lot while having fun.
    Written October 12, 2019
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  • THOMASFROMDAMASCUS
    Damascus, Syria3,361 contributions
    While we were checking into our hotel in the Hamra district we were told about this great art gallery called: Dar El Nimer for Arts & Culture, which was a five to ten minute walk from our hotel.
    The next morning we decided to try to find this art center. We were given instructions from the hotel and then constantly along our route by locals. Each time the directions changed as it appears that no person living in Beirut would ever say they do not the location so they fabricate their directions.
    Well, after 45 minutes of walking up one street and down the other we finally arrived to the Dar El Nimer for Arts & Culture. To our surprise…they were closed that day!
    So we were told that the current art exposition was about ‘Arabs in Movies’ and it contained hundreds of original movie posters over the past fifty years!
    It is in a very nice building and located in a very nice area near the Hamara district of Beirut.

    Written May 7, 2019
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  • Youssef976
    Aleppo, Syria146 contributions
    Good place to let your children discover and understand some physics and chemical things .
    The stuff was good in accompaniment and explaining to kids .
    Not a big museum,but enough .
    Written August 31, 2018
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  • hala79
    Beirut, Lebanon25 contributions
    Good place for a change, haven't been there for a while but keep following up with their Facebook and email notifications.
    Very active space
    Written December 20, 2016
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  • ben1991
    5 contributions
    Great shop where you can buy lovely art. Nice to look through the postcards and photography. They have a guesthouse upstairs that is gorgeous and where you eat nice breakfast.
    Written October 25, 2019
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