Kuwait’s new iconic culture centre, Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, opens its doors for visitors today (Wednesday).
On this occasion, a number of centre officials accompanied reporters in a tour inside the centre, to provide them with information about the picturesque project’s buildings and contents. They pointed out that the centre houses four museums namely: Space Museum; Natural History Museum; Science and Technology Museum; and Arabic Islamic Science Museum.
It includes 22 display halls with a total exhibit area of 22,000 square metres, making it one the largest museum projects in the world. It houses over 1,100 exhibits, they boasted.
Moreover, the 13-hectare project consists of a centre for fine arts, a theatre, public spaces that include outdoor exhibits, cafes and restaurants, gift shops, beautiful gardens, water fountains, and parking lots.
Using leading-edge technology, immersive environments, large-scale models and compelling interactivity across all four museums, the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salam Cultural Centre will provide an exciting range of attractions, as well as, a fresh new learning approach for nationals. It is meant to promote cultural renaissance in the Middle East and to enhance national talent and creativity, they noted.
The centre will open its doors to the public six days a week, as Sunday will be off.
Entering the astronomical dome would cost KD 2 (USD 6.5) per visitor, they said.
Source: NAM News Network