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Najran Regional Museum

General information
Najran, Saudi Arabia
Architect
Tarik Alireza Consulting Engineers
Client
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage

To promote culture and local heritage, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage decided to launch a project of creation of seven regional museums. Each museum will be built on the same model but will highlight the specificities of its region, such as environment, local heritage and present the history of the nation. 

 

Museum Organisation

The Najran museum will propose a permanent exhibition divided into seven parts to cover every historical period of the region from Prehistory to the contemporary era. It will focus on the regional heritage and will also replace the region in the national history, especially since unification. A gallery will be dedicated to local environment and regional natural resources to encourage people to preserve them. The last gallery will focus on today's Saudi Arabia by supporting tourism and promoting citizenship.

 

Museum Missions

The Najran museum will present the Najran region to visitors, it environmental characteristics and it material and intangible heritage. It aims at educating local visitors and tourists on Saudi Arabia’s history and at promoting the development of cultural activities in the region and the Kingdom. One of this project objectives is also to make people aware of the importance of preserving Saudi heritage and to encourage them to be an active part of Saudi Arabia’s changes by sharing their vision for the future of the country.

 

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Host:
SAS with a capital of 10 059 500 €
RCS Lille Métropole 424 761 419 00045
Head Office: 2 rue Kellermann - 59100 Roubaix - France

Owner:
AVESTA GROUP SARL - 20 rue de la Condamine - 75017 Paris - France

Publication director:
Paul Alezraa