Bahrain a popular tourist attraction in the Arabian Peninsula, boasts of a history that dates back 9000 years. It is little wonder that one of the most interesting attractions in the country is the Bahrain Museums. With a plethora of historical artefacts in store, one can explore the origins of this country created by the Persian Empire, Alexander the great, the advent of Islam and the Portuguese’s expansion. These Museums will enable one to sail through the eras of time and relive building the beautiful nation of Bahrain.
When it comes to Museums, 2 names make up the must see, the Bahrain National Museum and the Beit Al Quran. The Bahrain National Museum is the oldest Museum in the country and holds the most unique and ancient artefacts relating to the history of this land. Located in the vicinity of the King Faisal Highway in Manama, the museum makes up two main buildings and occupies an area of 27800 square. There are a total of 7 halls in the Museum, 3 of which are dedicated to the archaeological aspects and the ancient civilisation of the era of Dilmun. The recent culture and lifestyle of Bahrain is also extensively portrayed in two whole halls. A rather recent hall was put up named the Natural History Hall, which focuses on the fascinating natural environment of Bahrain including its flora and fauna. If you are interested in viewing old Quranic manuscripts and historical documents, there is a whole hall dedicated to this.
The Beit Al Quran meaning the House of Quran is an Islamic museum in Bahrain that explains the rise of Islam in the country and has a rare collection of ancient Quranic manuscripts. The complex comprises of a mosque, an auditorium, a library, a school and a Museum that consists of ten exhibition halls.
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