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Kuwaiti Maritime Museum, Salmiyah

(2.6/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Find your way to Kuwaiti Maritime Museum for a superb insight into the seafaring history of the Persian Gulf. The collection includes three wooden ships, illuminated at night to add charm to a historical exhibit. Other displays contain tools used by pearlers, such as nose pegs and woolen suits worn against jellyfish. Incredibly informative, the bilingual exhibit notes make the visit easier for foreign tourists interested in appreciating and learning about Kuwaiti maritime history. Arrange your visit to Kuwaiti Maritime Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kuwait City using our Kuwait City holiday planner.
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  • The Museum is actually on Al Tawn road, at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Its free to visit and you can buy a small souvenir.  more »
  • 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 act...  more »
  • Indoors, so excellent for a short visit on a hot day. Again, a small museum preserving the sailing and pearl diving heritage of Kuwait. Nicely laid out exhibits.  more »