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Beit Al Qur'an

Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
973 290101
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Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the museum full of historic Qurans. You may not take pictures inside the museum. The Qurans are well displayed with explanations in several languages. We spent about 2 hours exploring the museum.

Thank DKemp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beit al Quran is a museum dedicated to the Quran. It has a collection of handwritten and historical Qurans. There is no charge for entry.

Thank pskale
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beit al Quran is a very interesting collection of handwritten and historical Qurans. Highly recommended for anyone keen on Islamic calligraphy, architecture, or history. The building itself is worth visiting for its own sake - great collection of mashrabiya, stained glass, and geometric patterned tiles....More

Thank NilanjanaBose
Reviewed 1 April 2017

1. Be careful with taxis, they will rip you off. Lucky in the end to find someone honest to take me there and back. I know the economy is down, but asking for triple the normal price is crazy. 2. The fort is well maintained...More

Thank wnash
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Beautifully laid out collection of priceless korans and calligraphy from around the world. Some very rare old ones and other newer ones - exhibited in a beautiful sequence to show how the calligraphic art of Koran scripture and Arabic Calligraphy evolved over the years.

Thank DXBINC
Reviewed 7 February 2017

good religious museum with Qurans in all different shapes and sizes the smallest one is smaller than 5 x 4 cms the largest is close to a metre across there are also round and octagonal shaped ones different Quran translations to French, English, Chinese (Mandarin...More

Thank Gabr_Docker
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Very small place with entry based on donation. Interesting artefacts however nothing is put into context or explained for people who are not familiar with Islam , which is a pity as I wanted to learn more. The caretaker seemed supremely bored and was not...More

Thank fmackUk
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've read that Beit AlQuran is the largest Quranic museum in the world. Even if its not, It's a must for everyone. Muslims will get to see history about Islam and how Qurans were written and see the original seal of the Prophet (PBUH) on...More

Thank Alhelaibi
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a religious complex, featuring rooms, mosque, library, and a small museum with rare and very interesting Quran manuscripts. Entrance by donation.

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Quranic scribes right from the 7th AD till the 19th Century are preserved well and beutifully displayed

Thank Shyam S
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