The National Museum of Saudi Arabia covers the history of the Arabian peninsula from the beginning of life until present day. It is one of the main places to visit in Riyadh and a good starting point to explore the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
“The Museum is distinguished for its comprehensive exhibits presenting a topic in a successive manner starting from the creation of the universe until the Modern Age with its main idea about the Arabian Peninsula. It consists of eight major halls each of which provides an independent objective presentation.”
The halls are titled as following:
1- Man and the Universe
2- Arabian Kingdoms
3- Jahilliyyah period
4- The Prophet mission
5- Islam and the Arabia peninsula
6- First and second Saudi States
8- Hajj and the two holy Mosques”
The national museum is very well organized and would absolutely give you an extensive view about the culture and history of the Arabian peninsula.
🎟Tickets: 10 SR, Free for kids & students.
📐Architect: Moriyama & Teshima.
Sun : 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Schools) | 12:00 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. (Public)
Mon – Thu: 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Schools) | 12:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m. (Public)
Fri: 04:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m. (Public)
Sat: 12:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m. (Public)
During the month of Ramadan:
Daytime from Sun – Thu: 10:00 a.m. – 03:00 p.m.
Night from Mon – Fri: 09:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.