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Beit Al Qur'an, Manama

4.6
#2 of 9 in Museums in Bahrain
View rare and unique versions of the Qur'an while learning about the history of Islam at Beit Al Qur'an. Inside this multi-purpose complex, visitors find one of the most renowned Islamic museums in the world. Step in for a chance to look at rare manuscripts, woodcarvings, and Islamic calligraphy. In addition to the first written copy of the Qur'an, the museum houses a translated copy dating back to 955 CE, as well as miniature versions that require magnifying glasses to read. The rest of the complex contains a vast library with over 50,000 books and manuscripts, an auditorium, and a mosque. By using our Manama trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Beit Al Qur'an and other attractions in Manama.
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  • Very good enough like it so my friends Museum created to highlight the importance of the Koran golhesriah and self-donation fee including largesse self
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  • This site contains unique sample of Islamic theology-producing impression wonders of calligraphy
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  • Beit Al Qur’an has an interesting and beautiful collection of Qurans from around the world, including translations into other languages. However, the museum itself is very small. Not worth seeing unle...  more »
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  • The place is very cosy and not very big. You can finish it in under 30 minutes depending on how detailed you want to be. It has a vast collection of Qurans from the very early 1st century of Islam up to modern copies. Don't miss it. Admission is free and donations are welcomed. The museum has a mosque attached to it. The only reason I gave it four stars because it does not have any interactive exhibits, also, you can't see any staff, most probably because the admission is free and they don't have enough funds.
  • This is a very fantastic place if anyone is interested to know about the history of Muslims. It has many old scriptures and old Holy Books preserved very safely in their museum.The museum also contains a prayer room which offers 5 times prayers daily. But does not offer the (jummah) friday prayers.The place also undertakes proper hygienic measures at all times..and it does not have a womens section for prayers..
  • It has a very unique collection of Qurans than been written in varis period of the Islamic states
  • A very interesting place to visit for those who have interest in Islamic history and Quranic scriptures. Was sad yo see that it is not being visited by very many people. Moreover there are no arrangements for salat for ladies.
  • Small but amazing collection of quranic manuscripts. Nicely laid out. There's mosque as well but they only have prayer facilities for gents.
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