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Kuwait National Museum, Kuwait City
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Learn about the past and connect with history at Kuwait National Museum. Visit the archeological exhibit to see bronze cauldrons, coins, and figurines from the Hellenistic age alongside artifacts from the bronze age that include necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry. See an old, life-size market reconstruction, including replicas of shops and people, as well as a scene from a school. You'll find photographs of more recent history alongside artwork and experience the unique view of Kuwaiti history. End the tour at the planetarium lightshow and learn more about the universe and the world around you. See Kuwait National Museum and all Kuwait City has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kuwait City vacation trip planner.
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  • Kuwait National Museum in a jar and archaeological ones in this area, such as pottery are exhibited. Seems at first glance did not do, currently under renovation, but don't turn around. Not so much as an eye-opener. Interesting exhibits that reproduces medieval Kuwait Souq stores
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  • Kuwait National Museum, inaugurated by Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sabah, 1957 at his palace in the East region. And this museum was initially popular effects representing Kuwaiti environment, in 1958 some archaeological findings discovered by Danish mission on Failaka Island in cooperation with Museum staff, and most of these tracks belong to albronziwalionani sarcophagi. In 1976, the Museum's contents were moved to one of the old houses and the full moon, and in 1983 the Museum headquarters were opened in its current location in the Arabian Gulf Street. Kuwait National Museum opened on 24 February 1983 to be an actor or a photographer to customs and traditions and heritage of the sons of Kuwait, in addition to its significance as a cultural institution that reflects the history and civilization of this country, the new Museum building consists of three buildings. The first building houses the administration offices, library and Lecture Hall Theatre and an exhibition of old womgmoah effects of Kuwaiti artists contemporaries, and another building dedicated to the storage and maintenance of monuments, and the Planetarium that consists of two floors containing precise machines and latest astronomical books and maps, as being in this dome astronomical presentation about the universe and astronomical phenomena. The Museum the Museum is divided into seven sections sections: Department of Antiquities: covering the first human presence in the Burgan area, Kuwait's relations with nearby civilizations in bronze ages like a civilization of Mesopotamia and the Indus civilization and trade routes in the Arabian Gulf and the importance of the island of vilkaalastratigi between these two civilizations, and displayed in this section the most important archaeological discoveries on Failaka Island. The exhibition pays particular attention to the large and unique in the Gulf seals and pots made of alastiatitalmnkoshh stone, as well as the tools used in the industry by many pottery and bronze tools, moreover it has offered some effects that llftrhalhlinsteh discovered in Failaka Island mainly Icarus stone which it points to some Greek writings in Greek soldiers relationship with the people of the island and give them some rights to private property and agricultural and other, as presented in this section some statues and saddles and money. Silver marine life section: introducing the tools used in the Pearl diving along with some models of ships that were used in scuba diving and travel. Department of civil life: introducing ornaments and some tools, glassware, metal and used furniture in homes, some old tools used in old school along with musical instruments such as Oud walmraois and other waltanborh. Department of Bedouin life: introducing the tools used by the nomad art gallery in his home. : This section deals with the plastic art movement since its beginning vialkoit. Planetarium dome consists of two parts: an exhibition of some machines and older devices. Hall of stars, planets and show different scenes of heaven and many programs from the surrounding planets. morning Islamic archaeology set: the most prominent masterpieces on display, Magellan's of alarakomsbob of bronze and date 315/927-928 m, and is one of the oldest forms of. There is also a bronze candlestick from Persia and probably made around the year 1200 m, vase of Damascus, and emerald from India weighs (234) carats.
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  • Is a bit hard to find because it is all hidden behind walls of sheet metal and construction material. The museum itself is free, and if it wasnt free it wouldent be even worth a look at this point. Th...  more »
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  • This museum is where I came to know in 1970s about the "marsh-arabs", and which later led me to my discovery that they were of the ancient ubaidis from Eridu, who reached Mandovia (named by them as Dilmun/Delmon) which was referred to as the Garden of Eden by Moses 2000 years later. The lisbonis and the delhiwalas call my country goa. Global trade began between Eridu and Delmon, for COTTON, as the cashform (they came to find a cashform item, any item that could be traded for meat milk grain) - and that is what led to international trade as soon as manforms got a hyoidbone and could speak - Thats what led to the "mandovian exchange" which civilised the ancient world, long BEFORE THE FLOOD of Noah, giving mankind the highvalues, the essentials of plant-meds, the astrology, the means to calculate for that infobase with the given zero, which led to the wheel which led to the potter's wheel. Astrology given was not about the stars but about the forcefield of the planet using the stars to know of each of the portions of it.
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  • This forgotten relic of Kuwaits past is both delightful and disappointing. Its delightful in that it still hold a lot of wonderful artifacts that pay tribute to Kuwaits past, but is disappointing as most of these treasures are left under the poorest of conditions. A must see for all visitors in Kuwait. Try and stop by the planitarium if you have kids or love astronomy. They have two set viewings one for kids and one for adults. See timing outside. PS: the place is mostly deserted.
  • Fantastic... People can know more about history of Kuwait..
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