Al-Faisal Museum

Open Sunday–Thursday 9 am–3 pm, Free admission, Next to King Faisal Foundation & Faisaliah Tower

Notice: Currently the Museum building is closed for renovation. It will reopen in October 2021. The exhibition "Takwin: Sciences and Innovation" continues to be open at KFCRIS Library (across the square).  

For group visitors, a guided tour is available free of charge during the opening hours. The tour lasts around 30 minutes.

The Museum welcomes a group of up to 30 people. Booking must be made at least two weeks in advance through:



• The exhibition "Asfar: Treasures of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies" will open in October 2021.

• The renovated permanent gallery for Arab-Islamic arts (1st floor) will reopen in October 2021.


Current Exhibition

Takwin: Sciences and Innovation – an exhibition that reveals rare examples of science and innovation in Islamic manuscripts

Notice: This exhibition is taking place at the 3rd floor of KFCRIS Library (across the square).


Online Exhibition

"Wahj: Adornment of the Page" – an exhibition that displays 60 items of different types of decorated manuscripts

The exhibition was on show at the Museum between 6 February 2019 and 6 January 2021.


Permanent Gallery for Arab-Islamic Arts (1st floor)

This main gallery displays the collection of Arab-Islamic arts preserved by the KFCRIS under the title "A Narrative among Many."

Notice: The gallery is currently under renovation – it will reopen in October 2021.


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