This museum has an impressive collection of large, scale-model dhows. A novel shop sells 21-piece knot boards, Gipsy Moth lanterns, barometers and sextants. You can even buy your own one-armed Nelson figurine. Al Hashemi II, the huge and unmissable wooden dhow adjacent to the museum, is the largest wooden boat on earth, measuring a world-record-breaking 80.4m long and 18.7m wide and weighing an estimated 2500 tons. The museum even has a 2002 Guinness Book of Records certificate to prove it.
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Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Calligraphy Housed in the basement of a large villa, this exquisite ethnographic museum should not be missed. There are inlaid musical instruments suspended in glass cabinets; Omani silver and Saudi gold jewellery; headdresses, from the humble prayer cap to the Mongol helmet; costumes worn by princesses and by goatherds; necklaces for living goddesses Read more...
The Tareq Rajab Museum houses a collection of over thirty thousand items collected over the last fifty years, of which approximately ten thousand are on permanent display. Tareq Sayed Rajab was the first Kuwaiti to be sent abroad to study art and archaeology. While a student in the United Kingdom, he met his future wife, Jehan Wellborne, who from her childhood Read more...
Marina Mall, opened in November 2002 to international acclaim, and is considered as one of the Middle East’s most elegant urban shopping centers, hosting a collection of designer brand names and then the biggest Virgin Megastore in the Middle East. Other outlets include The One furniture emporium and Gamewizz arcade, as well as many fine dining, casual and everyday Read more...
The Scientific Center located in Salmiya of Kuwait, The Scientific Center is the center for environmental education in the gulf region. Being inherited by late Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Scientific Center in Kuwait (KSC), spans across more than 80,000 square meters of area. Read more...
Many people even those who reside in Kuwait are not completely aware of ‘The House of Mirrors’ or hall of mirrors. However this is really an incredible wealth of art so accessible to the public at large and it is worth the visit. This house of mirrors belongs to Khalifa and Lidia Al-Qattan and it’s now considered as a museum Read more...
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