Here’s what you don’t know about Al-Namas Museum

Al-Namas Heritage Museum of the National Tourism and Heritage Authority in Saudi Arabia is considered one of the main, diversified museums. (Al Arabiya)

Al-Namas Heritage Museum of the National Tourism and Heritage Authority in Saudi Arabia is considered one of the main, diversified museums in the kingdom.

The museum contains about 1,500 various archaeological exhibits that show the nature of Al-Namas inhabitants.

The museum consists of 4 floors divided into halls, which include agricultural tools, cooking utensils, a hall for leather crafts, a room for women’s jewelry, clothing, and also other for men’s clothes, weapons and rifles; and another two rooms that represent the old council.

Al-Namas Museum

Al-Namas Museum

The museum contains rock inscriptions dating back to ancient times, including Thamudian inscriptions and Islamic inscriptions dating back to the third century AH.

The museum's director, Zafer Al-Amri, said that the museum is part of a historical building that represents one of the seven palaces in the historical district, the design of the building and the way it is constructed reflects a museum by itself.

Al-Namas Museum

Al-Namas Museum

The site and location of the museum is considered a starting point for visitors. The brochures and maps guide visitors to other touristic, heritage and service sites in Al-Namas Governorate; as it is considered the headquarters of the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage.

Al-Namas Museum

Al-Namas Museum

Al-Amri pointed out that the museum has a cultural role throughout the year by holding events, official occasions, national celebrations, receiving the delegations of the Governorates and official guests, in addition to hosting the summer activities where the family, children and intellectuals can enjoy it.

Al-Namas Museum

Al-Namas Museum

Visitors spend visits between the partitions of the museum and its yard, in the tent and the traditional lounge where they can rest.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55
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