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Beit Al Qur'an

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Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
973 290101
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Beit Al Qur’an has an interesting and beautiful collection of Qurans from around the world, including translations into other languages. However, the museum itself is very small. Not worth seeing unless you live here or are staying for a super long vacation. Even then, I...More

Thank LenaCKK
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The place is very cosy and not very big. You can finish it in under 30 minutes depending on how detailed you want to be. It has a vast collection of Quran from the very early 1 century of hegra up to modern copies. Don't...More

Thank Salman k
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The place is made as a complex for Islamic school , mosque and museum. The museum is free of charge but you can donate what you want. A guide called Mohamed joined us in a great tour inside the museum . It is the history...More

2  Thank shawky1953
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wow! It displays Quran from various times and fonts/calligraphy/styles and it is such an experience. We would recommend everyone in Bahrain to visit this place at least once. The person working here offered us a tour and walked us through the various sections providing us...More

Thank ak_shaikh
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We visited the museum full of historic Qurans. You may not take pictures inside the museum. The Qurans are well displayed with explanations in several languages. We spent about 2 hours exploring the museum.

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Beit al Quran is a museum dedicated to the Quran. It has a collection of handwritten and historical Qurans. There is no charge for entry.

Thank pskale
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beit al Quran is a very interesting collection of handwritten and historical Qurans. Highly recommended for anyone keen on Islamic calligraphy, architecture, or history. The building itself is worth visiting for its own sake - great collection of mashrabiya, stained glass, and geometric patterned tiles....More

Thank Nilanjana B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

1. Be careful with taxis, they will rip you off. Lucky in the end to find someone honest to take me there and back. I know the economy is down, but asking for triple the normal price is crazy. 2. The fort is well maintained...More

Thank wnash
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Beautifully laid out collection of priceless korans and calligraphy from around the world. Some very rare old ones and other newer ones - exhibited in a beautiful sequence to show how the calligraphic art of Koran scripture and Arabic Calligraphy evolved over the years.

Reviewed 8 February 2017

good religious museum with Qurans in all different shapes and sizes the smallest one is smaller than 5 x 4 cms the largest is close to a metre across there are also round and octagonal shaped ones different Quran translations to French, English, Chinese (Mandarin...More

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