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Mahmoud Darwish Museum

Al Ayyam Street, Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
+972 2-240-8587
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Interesting small museum

Glad to have an Arabic speaker with me - it's a small museum but gives a good overview of the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Catherine P
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Museum for a great poet

Mahmoud Darwish was not only a national poet of the Palestinian people but his poetry was of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Lars M
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Lystrup, Denmark
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“great poet” (3 reviews)
“big hall” (2 reviews)
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Al Ayyam Street, Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
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+972 2-240-8587
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Glad to have an Arabic speaker with me - it's a small museum but gives a good overview of the poet's life, and great to have the possibility to buy books in English in the museum shop!

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Mahmoud Darwish was not only a national poet of the Palestinian people but his poetry was of international calibre, but he has become a national icon for the Palestinians. He died in 2008. His poetry has been translated into many languages. He was buried in...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Mahmoud Darwish Museum (Al-Birweh Park) Mahmoud Darwish was born in the village of al-Birwa in the Western Galilee. He was the second child of Salim and Houreyyah Darwish. His families were landowners. His mother was illiterate, but his grandfather taught him to read. After Israeli...More

Thank Kay581
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Mahmoud Darwish is an iconic poet, not only in the Palestinian and Arab literature history also in the world history. this place is dedicated to his memory, where his remains buried. Great architecture, nice gardens, lovely exhibitions and late events. recommended !

Thank Hussein K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We got lucky and the kind staff offered us a free english guided tour. She was very informative and answered all our questions about this brilliant Poet's life.

Thank roca2015
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The museum is beautiful and peaceful. I wanted to read more of his poetry and understand his story. I could see that there are regular activities here but none on my day of visit. I would say go so that you appreciate the beautiful writing...More

Thank sadnab2016
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We got there well past opening time to find most of it closed. The gardens etc were lovely but the exhibition was limited, especially if you don't read Arabic. The gift shop was closed so I can't say anything about that.

Thank annamalc
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I typically take tourists to this park because of the museum, it really annoys me that we have to pay on the way into the park. I think that this might become a cool park some 20-years down the road is actual trees were planted,...More

Thank Os S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The place is really beautiful and it is very enjoyable to walk there, specially in a nice sunny day. The museum is well conserved but small and there's almost any information in English, but it worth a visit if you have time - you're not...More

Thank Gustavo F
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A nice place to visit in Ramallah showing the history of a famous Palestenian poet Great media shows, great location Available parkings

Thank Yousef A
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