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Kuwaiti Maritime Museum

Gulf Road, Salmiya, Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait
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Well arranged exhibition with fascinating photos taking you quickly through Kuwait's history. Look... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Alexander P
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Small history of kuwait

How Kuwaitis were living and get there needs located near a nice mall on beach and a couple of... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Tareq A
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Gulf Road, Salmiya, Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait
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"wooden dhow"
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"the pearl"
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"definitely worth a visit"
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"ships"
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"fishing"
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"artifacts"
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"history"
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"photos"
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"ii"
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"kuwaitis"
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Well arranged exhibition with fascinating photos taking you quickly through Kuwait's history. Look for entrance behind the Diplomatic Institute.

Thank Alexander P
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

How Kuwaitis were living and get there needs located near a nice mall on beach and a couple of museums around it

Thank Tareq A
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

good clean place with small cinema inside for children, place for parking, many types of Deseret insects and many containers for different types of Gulf fish

Thank hemaidsc
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

For starters who haven’t been to any Martime museum, this is a best place to visit. Had fun and it’s a must go in Kuwait City.

Thank Gunda R
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

It was a business trip and the hotel facilities was very clean,everything was in good condition the Food and Beverage service was outstanding specially with Mr. Jesus who deliver a great service going above and beyond our expectations . Definitely I will be back.

Thank carissajames36
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had a great time learning about the Kuwaiti history of fishing and fishing boats. Also enjoyed seeing them in person. Location is conveniently next to the waterfront and plenty of restaurants.

1  Thank William A
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

The two museums are in 1. Sharq and 2. Salwa. My review is of the museum in Sharq. It is across the road from the Sharq souk and behind the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Museum of Modern Art is nearby. There is no fee...More

Thank boyzigloo
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is the best musium to show the history of sea traveling and Pearl collecting from the sea.Kuwait at early 20 Centery had 800 ships traveling from Iraq to east Africa and India up to Indonisia .

Thank Mohammed A
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very small museum but has replicas of boats and artifacts. Good history of Kuwait sea-faring. Learned alot.

Thank Kalmon
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The largest wooden dhow (80.4 m long, 18.7 m wide and weights 2500 tonnes) was built between 1997-2000 by Al Hashemi II. Its beside the Radisson Blue Hotel and there is no entry fee, [visiting hours: from Monday - Saturday, Morning: 8:30 am - 12:30...More

1  Thank Anu E
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HITESH V
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Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It is separate
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Response from Anu E | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday- 8:30AM-12:30PM and then 4:30PM- 8:30PM, Friday- Morning closed but Afternoon- 4:30PM-8:30PM
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