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. Put Kuwait National Museum and other Kuwait City attractions into our Kuwait City online visit planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • When walking along the Arabian Gulf Street and passing by the Kuwait National Museum I remembered the information that this museum had been looted to a great extent during the Iraqi invasion and that....  more »
  • This is an'other museum to visit. All the story of Kuwait, from the origin, with a lot of items to see. Very interesting.  more »
  • The Kuwait National Museum and Planetarium Complex is located on Arabian Gulf Street near the National Assembly. It is presently under renovation and except for some exhibits and Kuwait Heritage Section, everything else like the Dhow Boats and the planetarium are closed. Entry is free and it is open on all days from 8.30 AM to 12.30 PM and 4.30 PM to 8.30 PM. Closed only on Friday Mornings. The Kuwait Heritage Section is very well presented and gives a complete idea of the Culture and traditions of Kuwait. It takes about 1.5 Hours to see this and is well worth the visit. Hope the rest of the museum opens soon...
  • Good Place for School going kids. Free entry we need to submit one persons Civil ID for security purpose. Mesopotamian culture related Ancient Kuwaiti Ornaments, Equipments etc... which are displayed in Heritage village part. The heritage village will give 100% satisfaction. Main defective which I feels no guide. At least good audio guidance as we are getting in Al Shaheed park Museum.

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