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“Truly amazing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Museum

National Museum
Ranked #2 of 63 things to do in Riyadh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The history of Islam is the major focus of this museum, which consists of 10 galleries, courtyards and a section that houses fancy cars and other belongings of the founding king of Saudi Arabia.
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1 review
“Truly amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

Visited National Museum of Riyadh today. I never expec'td this place would be so great.ppl work here for several years and even taxi drivers were not aware of this place. Gallaries like Arabian Kingdoms, the Pre-Islamic Era and the Prophet's Mission are truly amazing. Experienced top class Exibits like "hand writtten Quran" ,Daily life of Arabs, writings and various symbols of the oldest scripts(like Aramaic, Nabatean) and Highlights of Prophet's - Major events in Makkah until his migartion to madinah. An important place not to miss if you Visit Riyadh. Definetly Beyond expectation.

Visited February 2013
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“Quite a Wealth of collection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

Beyond our expectations, this museum is so abound with wealth of collections and presentation style is immensely interesting that took us 4 hours to complete without tiring experience.

Visited September 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“nice place but take care of ur stuff”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I like this place especially in winter but take care of ur stuff , this place near Al Battha which you should take care of people there.

Visited December 2012
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Leicester
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“Enjoyable Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

A lot of interesting displays presented with a different perspective than Western Museums. Very educational!

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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

If you do manage to get to Riyadh with some time to spare, the museum is a really enjoyable visit. Very modern and well done, with more of an objective emphasis on science and culture than expected. Thoroughy enjoyed visiting and learning about Saudi culture!

Visited November 2012
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