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Saqer-Aljazirah Aviation Museum

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Address: East Ring Road of Riyadh Between Exits 10 and 11 | Junction of Prince Abdullah Road & Service Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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+966 56 730 6047

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It's very well maintained and good collection of aircrafts. However, it needs to be kept open for longer duration on the weekends. Drinking water has to be made available.

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Shailendar S
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a lot of things in KSA I am not sure how to describe this museum. Arrived during opening hours to find a locked gate. Guard could not find entry tickets so had to call for assistance. Museum was empty, none of the video exhibits were functioning yet there was a nice collection of vintage aircraft inside. Outside there was... More 

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Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Impressed to see real aircrafts and jets. Also I was surprised knowing about Saudi astronaut that was on discovery mission on 1985.

Thank Hazem M
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Before heading to the museum I checked the opening hours (sat 8-12, 16-21). Once arrived the museum was closed. The security staff was VERY rude and agressive....Very bad first impression....!!! I hope I will be more lucky this afternoon.....

Thank Benjamin B
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's very well maintained and good collection of aircrafts. However, it needs to be kept open for longer duration on the weekends. Drinking water has to be made available.

Thank Shailendar S
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Visiting this museum will give you different experience. you can see the first airplane used for Saudia Airlines. apart from that you can get knowledge of aviation. It is good for student.

Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visited the museum along with my fatherly friend (late) Ahmed Furaih along with his daughter 3 years ago or so. He's no more fighting cancer last year. It's a very well maintained museum with plenty of history anecdotes of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It's old possessions of war planes, radars and even royal carrier. The museums like this... More 

Thank InterGlobeConnect
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the hidden gems of Riyadh. Most people wouldn't think an aviation museum would be that fun, but this place is great! The displays are really well thought out on multiple levels, the space has been used very thoughtfully. There is a lot to see both inside and outside, and they have a 3D cinema and flight... More 

Thank ickle_moose
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Museum was so much bigger and better than expected. Very impressive Collection of planes of different types. We came on an ordinary weekday, and I was surprised to see lots of local families there. Very good information also for People who do not read Arabic since signs are in English. The most interesting part for me was the information... More 

Thank Ingeborg56
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Good place and excellent collection of aeroplanes and aeroplane parts from history. Had a good time going through the models.

Thank bubu40791
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Incredibly well maintained, the museum is closed during 12-4 so visit from 4-8, the sunset provides amazing pictures as a backdrop to the huge variety of Aircraft on Display.

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