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The National Museum of Damascus

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This museum is worth visting. Not because it is some amazing interactive experience. If you need to... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2009
jsdaniels1978
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Bangkok
Lovely collection but needs more interpretation....

The museum has a wonderful collection taken (or plundered depending on how you view national... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2009
VJ153
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 3, 2009

This museum is worth visting. Not because it is some amazing interactive experience. If you need to be spoon fed your museums then this is certainly not the place. No this place has some amazing artefacts, some of which are not easy to find. Please...More

4  Thank jsdaniels1978
Reviewed June 26, 2009

The museum has a wonderful collection taken (or plundered depending on how you view national museums cherry picking the best from regional sites) from across Syria. There is a wide and variety collection of artefacts from different periods, but they are let down by the...More

4  Thank VJ153
Reviewed January 10, 2009

The National Museum of Damascus covers several thousand years of history in the Middle East. The exhibits are arranged roughly chronologically and most labels are available in Arabic and one Western language (which one seemed to vary according to who helped fund the particular exhibit...More

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