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 King Fahad National Library Museum
 ( Published On Saturday 8 October 2011, 11 Dhu Alqadah 1432, Time: 17:33)

ArRiyadh City Web Site - King Fahad National Library Museum

 

Description

The museum is specialized in keeping and presenting rare manuscripts and books in addition to a collection of different coins.  The museum has obtained original manuscripts estimated to be 300 in number, in addition to 12,000 microfilmed photos of manuscripts besides 14,000 manuscript tombstones and tools used in writing. 

 

There are about 10,000 rare books besides 13,000 on microfilms.  The museum includes a manuscript of the Holy Book that goes back to the Third Hijra Century.  It is a Kufi Holy Book written on leather. Visiting Times are as follows:

 

 

Visiting Hours

 

Days

Males

Females

Families

SAT

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

SUN

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

MON

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

TUES

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

WED

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

8-14 and then

16:30 – 20:30

THU

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FRI

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Address

Street: King Fahad Road

Phone: 01- 462 4888

Fax: 01-462 5892

P. O. Box : 7572

Zip Code: Riyadh 11472

 

 




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