The Center established the King Faisal Memorial Hall to commemorate the life of the late King Faisal bin Abdulaziz 28th of Jumadah II 1406 (March 9, 1986, A.D.) to highlight his leadership, achievements, and lifestyle during the celebrations 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the King Faisal Foundation. It was inaugurated by HRH Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the then-Crown Prince (and future king) Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques the late-King Fahd bin Abdulaziz.
The Hall is located on the northern side of the King Faisal Foundation building on King Fahd Road, just north of Faisaliah Mall. The Hall showcases different aspects of the life of King Faisal beginning from his childhood to his martyrdom through pictures, paintings, and his own personal possessions. It has a variety of sections including Faisal's childhood, Faisal the Prince and King, King Faisal the Reformer, King Faisal and the Building of Mosques, King Faisal and the Palestinian Cause, King Faisal and Arab Unity, and King Faisal and Islamic Solidarity. The Hall also displays pictures and objects documenting his voyages across the world and his love of the desert and falconry. It also sheds light on his achievements in the fields of agriculture, irrigation, education, health, and defense. It ends with a section showcasing his martyrdom in 1975.
(Please note that the King Faisal Memorial Hall is closed for renovation at this time)
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