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Kuwaiti Maritime Museum

Gulf Road, Salmiyah, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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For starters who haven’t been to any Martime museum, this is a best place to visit. Had fun and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Gunda R
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Great experience

It was a business trip and the hotel facilities was very clean,everything was in good condition... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
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Gulf Road, Salmiyah, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 13 October 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.

Thank Gunda R
Reviewed 25 September 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.

Thank carissajames36
Reviewed 22 May 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.

1  Thank William A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The two museums are in 1. Sharq and 2. Salwa. My review is of the museum in Sharq. It is across the road from the Sharq souk and behind the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Museum of Modern Art is nearby. There is no fee...More

Thank boyzigloo
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is the best musium to show the history of sea traveling and Pearl collecting from the sea.Kuwait at early 20 Centery had 800 ships traveling from Iraq to east Africa and India up to Indonisia .

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very small museum but has replicas of boats and artifacts. Good history of Kuwait sea-faring. Learned alot.

Thank Kalmon
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The largest wooden dhow (80.4 m long, 18.7 m wide and weights 2500 tonnes) was built between 1997-2000 by Al Hashemi II. Its beside the Radisson Blue Hotel and there is no entry fee, [visiting hours: from Monday - Saturday, Morning: 8:30 am - 12:30...More

1  Thank Anu E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The museum is very well planned and shows you the development of marine building and ships local to Kuwait and the gulf. The models are very interesting and definitely worth a visit.

Thank JennyO79
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Museum is actually on Al Tawn road, at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Its free to visit and you can buy a small souvenir.

Thank Florin M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A small museum of traditional Arabic boats. It's indoors, a small room with about 8 to 10 ships. The catch: the museum is attached to Al Hashemi II: the largest wooden dhow in the world that is an active conference facility (!). That place is...More

Thank Anna H
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9 November 2017|
Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It is separate
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Anu E | 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