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Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Arts

Jabriya Block 12 Street 1, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2531 7358
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Great but small

Great elements from different Islamic culture and art , from different centuries . On Friday they... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Ekatja
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Beijing
Love it!

You could find there amazing pieces collected from a long time ago. Must visit it in order to... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Flavsy
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Muscat, Oman
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Jabriya Block 12 Street 1, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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+965 2531 7358
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"musical instruments"
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"impressive collection"
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"on display"
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"beautiful pieces"
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"worth the effort"
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"residential home"
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"visiting kuwait"
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"manuscripts"
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"weapons"
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"ceramics"
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great elements from different Islamic culture and art , from different centuries . On Friday they open just before 13:00) so need to come at least at 11 to have enough time to go through

Thank Ekatja
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

You could find there amazing pieces collected from a long time ago. Must visit it in order to appreciate Islamic art in Golf region.

Thank Flavsy
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a private collection of Islamic Art and Calligraphy by the late Mr. Tareq Rajab R.I.P. and his family. His collection is phenomenal from different famous artists traced to the Islamic empires (between Abbasids and Fatimids Era). We met Mr. Abbas Dashti an expert in...More

Thank Dalal M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We may certainly denote by islamic the religious or connote accordingly. Here we have a personal, family collection literally crammed in a ground and basement small area, decently compartmentalized where material culture, artefacts spectrally covering the islamic sources in a vast geography: from Moghul to...More

Thank Bardangas
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Excellent, generous and very knowledgeable Mr. Abbas Aldashti who showed us around and explained to us the displays in great detail

Thank Tony A
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The V&A in London must be jealous ! Some amazing pieces - so much to see - textiles, ceramics, jewelry.....loved it Fantastic to see so many beautiful and interesting pieces

Thank Mjcdubai
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

fantastic museum. complete in every way. comprehensive. the collection was saved from destruction by the Iraqis during the was by the curator bricking up the front and making it appear that nothing was behind the wall. thank goodness. what a cultural treasure.

Thank bbakerkelly
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I was blessed to go here and see this wonderful place. There is so much to see. This man started traveling at the age of 17 around the world. He died just a few years ago and was over 80 years of age. The things...More

Thank zzpollyanna
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

you can't go wrong. it's a nice thing to do in kuwait. Go see a nice, well preserved collection of history of this part of this world (and a bit to the east). spend an hour or so. call 1st for hours of operation.

Thank BouTrip
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

First and foremost, you need to know that this is a PRIVATE museum with more than 35K of items?! There are 2 locations: Museum of Calligraphy (which is still on my to-do list) and the museum at Tareq's private residence. This is the one the...More

2  Thank Anna H
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