View rare and unique versions of the Qur'an while learning about the history of Islam at Beit Al Qur'an. Inside this multi-purpose complex, visitors find one of the most renowned Islamic museums in the world. Step in for a chance to look at rare manuscripts, woodcarvings, and Islamic calligraphy. In addition to the first written copy of the Qur'an, the museum houses a translated copy dating back to 955 CE, as well as miniature versions that require magnifying glasses to read. The rest of the complex contains a vast library with over 50,000 books and manuscripts, an auditorium, and a mosque. By using our Manama trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Beit Al Qur'an and other attractions in Manama.
Tours To Beit Al Qur'an
Bahrain Historical Private Half Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $107
Duration: 4 hours
Bahrain Arts & Crafts BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $107
Duration: 4 hours
Full Day Private Tour: Treasures of Bahrain BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $420
Duration: 8 hours
Beit Al Qur'an Reviews
The little mosque is beautiful and some of the quran pages are superb. Seen in 30 minutes. You can't take pictures more »
Near the Causeway, easy to find. No entry fee. The royal camel stables with over 150 animals. Good for 30 minute walk about and photos. Ask the keepers for the young camels. Slip them 1 or 2 BD... more »
A beautiful place to visit only drawback is the lighting (I am not an expert but maybe they would have given that sort of lightning to avoid damage to the rare old scriptures which are available there and if that's the reason am sorry for saying that light is the drawback) very spacious exhibit and aesthetically arranged a must visit in the Kingdom of Bahrain!
Very unprofessional and rude receptionist. He will force you to make a donations although it is out of ones choice to make donations. This has been happening for atleast 2 years. I think the management should look into this matter seriously as it is not only affecting the reputation of the great place but also the country itself. The place as such is wonderful with good collection of old Quran manuscripts. Although it seems it is not maintained properly. Toilets are extremely degraded.
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