We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

King Abdulaziz Historical Center

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: King Saud Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Name/address in local language

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 89 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 26
  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1
Best place to learn arabian culture

An educational place to visit with friends or collegues at work. Have been in the museum 4 times already but it still amuses me. On the downside, cleanliness of toilets are not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ar s
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 58: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An educational place to visit with friends or collegues at work. Have been in the museum 4 times already but it still amuses me. On the downside, cleanliness of toilets are not maintained and food choices available in the area are very limited.

Thank ar s
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember the first time I visited the center when I was in elementary school. I had the privilege with my classmates to explore the history of Arabian Peninsula and the history of the Kingdom. I will definitely recommend anyone who visits the Capital to check out this beautiful historical center.

Thank Monzer J
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

King Abdulaziz Historical Centre (KAHC) is a national landmark. It exhibits the Arabian Peninsula history and is considered a reminder of the divine blessing upon the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It has a total area of over 440,000 m2 bordered by Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi bin Turki Street on its west, King Faisal Street on its east, Al-Delam Street on... More 

Thank thewanderingfeet2016
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had an opportunity to have a private small group visit to the Historical Center and the Murabba Palace, where King Abdulaziz was raised in his childhood. It was a very impressive tour and quite interesting. There are some very nice displays in the Historical Center but I especially enjoyed the Palace. It is usually open only in the evenings... More 

Thank Jbahama
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,424 reviews
596 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I really like how they have built this historical centre with buildings built on the old style, gardens, fountains and s couple of very good museums. A good place to spend a few areas in one of the quietest places in the city

Thank Ricardo B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Travelling through time was fun. I was with my family and friends and we had amazing journey through time. The tine periods were so fun to follow and it was not all over the place.it is a must visit place if you are into historcal places.

Thank Asma K
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

this place is actually very nice, great architecture and landscaping. totally underrated. lots of gems to find if you explore the grounds.

Thank tinky_in_arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

it was my first visit to a historic place in riyadh was such nice museum good for the family and the kids to see new staff

Thank sitri666
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

King Abdulaziz Historical Center is a beautifully done, very artistic and a must visit for history lovers in the city!

Thank Ali S
Hyderabad, India
Level Contributor
81 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Adjacent to the National Museum, this place holds a lot of history information about KSA. Really informative and you can see the journey this nation has gone through right from inception till date.

Thank Amitkidiary

Travellers who viewed King Abdulaziz Historical Center also viewed

Riyadh, Riyadh Province
Riyadh, Riyadh Province

Been to King Abdulaziz Historical Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of King Abdulaziz Historical Center and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
11 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from King Abdulaziz Historical Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?