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Address: Arabian Gulf Road | Next to National Museum, Salmiyah, Kuwait City 13057, Kuwait
Phone Number:
+965 2243 2395
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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weaving tradition

Yet another historic home converted into a bright museum preserving a little of the heritage of the bedouin desert dwellers of the past.

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place in Kuwait eager to keep Kuwait héritage It should be recognised for this ! & encouraged to keep doing the wonderful work it always attract people in search of beautiful pieces a nice place that Kuwait should be proud of

Thank labibatemmim
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Yet another historic home converted into a bright museum preserving a little of the heritage of the bedouin desert dwellers of the past.

Thank hazeq8
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,129 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It is not big or extensive but it is worth visiting for understanding the rich weaving tradition of Kuwait and the beautiful space in which it is located along with a nice coffee place. Try the unique charcoal lemonade there. The textiles and fabrics on display are very interesting.

Thank ZenHealer7
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a must-see for anyone visiting or even living here. If you live here, you MUST take one of their weaving classes... you will not regret it!

Thank GourmetGirl2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

If are art lover you will love this place. it tells you alot about Kuwait history and kuwaiti women. loved all the art on display. not the place for kids though..

Thank Reem_Khayat
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Sadu House is a tranquil and beautiful, traditional Kuwaiti house where you can learn about Bedouin weaving, styles and history. The Bedouin used the term 'Al Sadu' to refer to the traditional weaving process. There are exhibits of fleece spinning, weaving, traditional looms, dying and delicate embroidery and metal work - there are brief descriptions on all the exhibits. I... More 

Thank Stephanie H
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went on a Tuesday morning and they were having class. Really enjoyed watching. The film is really informative.

Thank zzpollyanna
Shanghai, China
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Right next to the National Museum, this house aims to promote Kuwait's cultural and textile heritage. Started in 1978, it began as a private initiative. The house is located in a pleasant white house built in 1936 which reflected traditional Kuwaiti architectural style of open courtyards and wooden doors/windows (brought in from Karachi)- Kasha tiles were brought in from Baghdad... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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289 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with a Kuwait eek and saw many interesting things regarding be doing weaving and traditional clothes. This is set in an original house for a wealthy family and so shows design of a house pre AC Era. Interesting to see. Near the national library

Thank JMark2014
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Quite, calm and nice place to see the vast variety of hand women articles. The place is located on gulf road.

Thank Drs3119

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