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National Museum

Closed Now: 08:00 - 15:00, 16:00 - 20:00
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a must to see

Wonderful museum, large, well organized, excellent collection, all in English, you can spend hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Girona, Spain
Interesting historical site

It is an interesting place to visit in spring or winter. Nice landscaping and old fortresses and a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“islamic history”(14 reviews)
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful museum, large, well organized, excellent collection, all in English, you can spend hours. Highly recommended Price: 10 Riyals, about 2

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

It is an interesting place to visit in spring or winter. Nice landscaping and old fortresses and a small artificial spring are worth visiting. If you happen to go in a weekend in winter, go there by 4. It gets crowded later and it is...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Comprehensive history of the Saudi and Arab worlds. Part of the museum was closed that I wanted to see.

Thank williamkW3463LK
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

مكان جميل يمكنك قضاء وقت ممتع مع العائلة للتنقل بين قاعاته المتعددة والتي تنقلك آلاف السنين إلى حقبات تاريخية متعددة . Great place to visit in Riyadh, several halls require one hour . It deserve the effort

Thank mushabbabasiri
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This weekend I was very occupied with tasks related to clicking, sorting, editing and finally uploading some of the best pictures of Riyadh museum. It's a good place, especially if you are interested in arts and history.

Thank Nausheen K
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Starting at the creation of the earth, this museum has exhibits right up to the unification of modern Saudi Arabia. Very good section on Hajj

Thank Barny D
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really good visit to this museum, the history and artefacts from the region are very well presented. We especially liked the mammoth skeleton as you enter the museum. The museum if clearly marked out, by following yellow dotted arrows in the ground,...More

Thank MaryKateNI19
Reviewed 17 September 2018

i visit this place once and the feel of knowing the story Saudi Arabia is gaining knowledge about the country and its self.

Thank Jectofer O
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is full of artefacts including a huge meteor. It is a fascinating walk through history and I love that it begins with God creating the earth. There is a big exhibition of Qurans and lots of information about how Islam came about. There...More

Thank asalexander2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you are interested in history and culture this is a must visit place in Riyadh. The museum will make you run through the history of Saudi Arabia and you could see many old handicrafts well maintained.

Thank Renjith R
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Rena G
3 July 2018|
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Response from tck5810 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just saw this question. I think it was 10 Riyals. I saw many women in the museum, and there were expats among them.
Noel D
9 November 2017|
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Response from Hazem Z | Reviewed this property |
yes, definitely.
Yusra S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Fawaz0sa | Reviewed this property |
Sure there is.