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Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait City

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Wander through a fascinating collection of ethno items at Tareq Rajab Museum, home to exquisitely decorated jewelry, headdresses, costumes, and musical instruments. Housed inside the basement of a private villa, the museum was established by the country's first minister of antiquities. Dedicate to all things beautiful, the venue remains best known for its selection of Arabic manuscripts, arguably the museum's most important possession. Put Tareq Rajab Museum into our Kuwait City trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This is an inspired collection. It is eclectic, being the product of two talented individuals; Tareq Rajab and his wife, housing both Islamic and ethnographic objects. While the scale of the museum is...  more »
  • Kuwait does not have many museums. The Tarek Rajanb Museums - one for calligraphy and one for Islamic Arts are definitely places to visit. This Kuwaiti gentleman has been collecting pieces since he wa...  more »
  • Ernest Museum is a museum located in Jabriya district Kuwaiti was opened in 1980. Featuring rare Collections Museum of Arab and Islamic pottery, almsahavomkhtotat, musical instruments and Arab Islamic furniture. This is in addition to gold and silver jewelry and metalwork and embroidery and ancient Arabic costumes, ceramics, miniatures and armor and all the way back to the era of Islamic civilization among those rare and valuable collections: a copy of the Quran alahaidh is where the fourth century Hijri/XI a.d. has written kufic. Golden bracelet of Fatimid eleventh century a.d. Brazier incense (incense burner) from Seljuk era (1038-1194) Ad mnsoria or Egypt. a collection of swords and daggers dating to the 13th centuries XVIII and IX century ashrwawaael 20. a wooden chair decorated 19th century AD.
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  • It has buetiful accesories and clothes and guns it amazing
  • Superb museum.
  • The museum was very well organised. Despite the fact that its really hard to find the museum, my friends and I enjoyed doing the college project about it.
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  • One of the best museums in Kuwait and it is really worth to visit as they are so much to see. Moreover, it is lovely for a family trip day. A few cool word Museum and contains very rich and beautiful collectibles. Suitable for a family day with entrance ticket is 2 Dina
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