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I went to the National Musem to learn about the history of Saudi Arabia and I spent just over 2... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steven G
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Surprised - Brilliant - Enjoyable -Educational

We could have spent another day walking around and learning about all the different things on... read more

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Dorothy T
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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The history of Islam is the major focus of this museum, which consists of 10 galleries, courtyards and a section that houses fancy cars and other belongings of the founding king of Saudi Arabia.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to the National Musem to learn about the history of Saudi Arabia and I spent just over 2 hours browsing it was educational and informative I felt the history as I walked round the museum which was well laid out good afternoon would...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could have spent another day walking around and learning about all the different things on offer. As English speaking, it would have been better to have the English translation equipment working more effectively. very well done.

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You probably found out that in Riyadh is not much interesting places to visit. However some worth to be visited and the National Museum is one of them. During cca 3 km long way you get to know about history of the Universe, Arabian area,...More

Thank Natanael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent museum, well organised and lots to see. Building is nice and grounds are also pleasant - to chill and have a picnic.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You pay at about 40 SAR. The museum is pretty well organised and the visit is quite pleasant. You will see a modern building explaining main features of Saudi Arabia. It is a good introduction to know the country.

Thank Ramón H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nicely and categorized way of Saudi History. One can see the tremendous change of how saudi was in those days and where it stands now. There are two museums - 1. Saudi History 2. Al Murrabba Palace You can spend minimum 2 to 3...More

Thank Prasad P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent historical perspective on the development of KSA and Islam. The material presented was helpful and informative and the guide knowledgeable. Some of the displays were presented in a dated fashion unlike modern museums and it needs more material to keep the interest levels....More

Thank Dom_Upton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, you may visit this place to see the ancient culture of Kingdom, But it is upto the mark. Nothing much interesting items could be seen. Needs more improvement and development in the museum. Entry fee is too much. The reception staff & security were...More

Thank syedfizan
Reviewed 17 July 2018

When you Visit KSA, Riyadh you should visit the National Museum, which will give you the actual life for the great people who built this country and developed it . it is really wonderful to visit and have the full idea about the country .

Thank علي ا
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The museum was cool and refreshing from the heat outside. The exhibits rank from outstanding and interesting to poor and dull. So take your time, walk slowly, enjoy the interesting bits and pass the slower parts. Most of the exhibits will provide you with a...More

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Rena G
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Response from LucyBaronB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Female tourists are allowed in the museum.
Noel D
9 November 2017|
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yes, definitely.
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