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Our National Library

Our National Library Land mark for culture and science Nice large quiet Place for reading and... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Ghanim A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
via mobile
It was a nice break

For my stopover in Kuwait, my first stop was actually in the Museum right opposite of the National... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
WMBandit
,
Shanghai, China
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May 24, 2018
“Our National Library”
5 days ago
“Beautiful, Modern Library Building”
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Al Ma'arri St & Arabian Gulf Road 25, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Situated by the Gulf Road this attractively designed glass building is a landmark in Kuwait. It houses one of the largest collections of books, periodicals and encyclopedias.

2  Thank JacobG1761
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The National Library of Kuwait is the national library and legal deposit and copyright library for Kuwait. The library was established in 1923. it is open for public free of charge,the building three levels, it is contain arabic ,English & some french book. in my...More

1  Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Kuwait National Library is a beautiful, modern building. The conference that I attended held all meetings there. The building includes a modern auditorium and a few different libraries with collections of books and other materials. That said, a typical tourist interested in learning about...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Our National Library Land mark for culture and science Nice large quiet Place for reading and exploring

1  Thank Ghanim A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

With over 5 million volumes this modern and recently completed building is something to see. There are conference rooms and auditoriums and for those who are scholarly inclined, it's just a great environment and near the downtown so after a hard days work its a...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a fabulous library. The design is amazing and the use of space excellent. There are so many wonderful collections to explore especially the childrens and the Braille. The staff were really welcoming. Such a brilliant resource

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The setup is more prettier than the books to be honest, there was different sections of languages, not bad though

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

For my stopover in Kuwait, my first stop was actually in the Museum right opposite of the National library. Carrying a huge 9 kg bag and a tripod was another dumb move but since they lack baggage facilities at the airport, I had no choice....More

1  Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Situated by the Gulf Road this attractively designed glass building is a landmark in Kuwait. It houses one of the largest collections of books, periodicals and encyclopedias.

2  Thank JacobG1761
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Was a translator there for around two week for an International Museums Academy workshop on cultural center marketing and curation, and boy did they need it. Nestled between the Kuwait National Museum and the historical Mubarakiya market the Kuwait National Library is the perfect place...More

1  Thank Tamer S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Unless you are a book lover and you want something to read you dont have to visit this place. It has a good collection of books in different genre mostly in Arabic English and french.

Thank Sanusc
Reviewed 17 January 2016

It's an excellent library and very beautiful building. There is a wide range of books in many genres and various languages, mostly Arabic but even Persian and French books. The childrens book section in particular is very nice. Must visit for anyone visiting Kuwait, especially...More

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