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Bahrain National Museum

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All reviews burial mounds culture and traditions entrance fee modern art pearl diving on display couple of hours gift shop boat ride nice cafe worth a visit beautiful building the ground floor exhibits bahrain satellite mannequins
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a perfect way to learn a bit about Bahrain history there is also a lovely coffee shop inside, but no worries if Museums are not your thing as there is a super cheap boat ride available from the museum to Bu Maher fort...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank adventuregirl119
Reviewed 3 days ago

They're recently upgraded some of the rooms. In particular the one about the burial mounds is really good and should be visited before going to the mounds themselves.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 5 days ago

I often get bored at “National Museums” and had I not had a guide this may have been the case other than the fact that the building is stunning and very well laid out. There’s not s lot to see in Bahrain, but the building...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BSBtraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been visiting the Bahrain National Museum once just and it's interesting. Brings you back to the nostalgic old days when everything was more simple and peacefully,in harmony I ques.It's quite huge the museum,I like the Dilmun part,you can see how the people over here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nicky G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive building with an equally impressive overview of Bahrain's history, culture, and traditions. For those who know very little about Bahrain or the Gulf, a visit is a must. It cost 1 BD to enter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bonds_Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your new to Bahrain and want to learn more about the history, The Delmon period is explained and a bariel mounds exhibited as well. I would reccomend a a visit. Its also great for kids to visit as the last floor has a 3d...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BahrainResident
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like that the entry fee is only 1BD. It’s a Nice place to learn about the history of Bahrain. Having visited the country multiple times is interesting seeing how much has changed with Bahrain’s landscape and the museum does a good job of showing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 460kendallk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking down the entire ground floor is a giant map of Bahrain - I’ve never seen anything like it. Bahrain must be so proud of its long history and context in geo-history too. There is also a superb and beautifully lair exhibition of Saudi women’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brendan_cush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to spend the afternoon. Have lunch the the cafe (huge portions), then stroll along the hallways into the exhibits. Learn about traditional Bahraini culture, costumes, heritage and more. There’s even replica of the Dilmun mounds. Very interesting. Younger Kids might find it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mingzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is well built in an orderly manner. Has a wide collection of historic items. Everything is well maintained and this place is visitor friendly too. Entrance charge is 1BHD per person.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Ourdream2 | Reviewed this property |
Eid timings daily from 8am to 8pm as usual. Boat trips starts from the Museum to the Abu Mahir Fort southern Muharraq, where there is also a hall showing the Pearl Road project. Short return trips from morning till 4pm for... More