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The National Museum of Bahrain

The National Museum of Bahrain

A modern museum that tells about the history of Bahrain, culture and the influence of Islam. It houses a large collection of archaeological artifacts.

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Overview of The National Museum of Bahrain

The exposition of the National Museum of Bahrain

The museum is divided into 6 main halls on two floors and an additional three with temporary exhibitions, an art gallery and a lecture hall. There is a souvenir shop and a cafe with an outdoor veranda and a beautiful view of Muharraq.

The exposition of the National Museum of Bahrain

The Pope's car

The Pope's car at the National Museum of Bahrain

An interesting fact is that on the ground floor of the museum there is a Fiat 500 car of Pope Francis, who visited Bahrain in 2022. On the sign next to the perfect ordinary car, it is indicated that it reflects the Pope's desire to focus on the spiritual, not the material.

History Museum

The museum, conceived and designed by Krohn and Hartwig Rasmussen, was opened on December 15, 1988 by the Emir of Bahrain, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The total area of the museum is 20,000 m2

The museum is lined with white travertine and is located in the center of an artificial peninsula.

Ticket price

The entrance fee is 1.1 Bahraini dinars. You can also pay for boat trips to Fort Bou Maher, sail to Muharraq and back, as well as swim to Fort Arad.

Important! Payment for the ticket is accepted only by card

Working hours

The museum is open daily from 09:00 to 20:00, Tuesday is a day off.

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March 17, 2024

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