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Bait al Quran

Category
Culture & Art, Top Must-do's
Area
Off Exhibition Avenue, Diplomatic Area
Timing:
Sat - Wed, 9:00am - 12:00pm, 4:00pm - 6:00pm Thurs 9:00am-12:00pm
Contact
0097317290404
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Housed in a building spectacularly engraved with Arabic script, Beit al Quran (House of Quran) showcases a fascinating collection of Quranic manuscripts as well as a library of over 50,000 books written in Arabic, English, and French that center mostly on Islam. Manuscripts dating back to the 7th century as well as Qurans written on parchment, rice, peas, and grains are among the impressive collection. It is claimed to be the only institute in the world devoted to the Quran.

The building also houses a mosque, an auditorium, a madrasa (religious school), a museum, and hosts a variety of art exhibitions.


Bait al Quran
Muharraq Capital of Islamic Culture 2018 Museums in Arabia 2017