Kuwait's first museum was the residence of Sheikh Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah. The archaeological discoveries at Failaka created a need for a place to house these important finds. A department of Antiquity and Museums was also set up. The department bought the former home of the Al Badr family in Kuwait City and turned it into the first national museum while waiting to build a museum fit to house the discoveries made in Kuwait.
Tareq Rajab Museum
The Tareq Rajab Museum houses a collection of over thirty thousand items collected over the last fifty years, of which approximately ten thousand are on permanent display. Tareq Sayed Rajab was the first Kuwaiti to be sent abroad to study art and archaeology. While a student in the United Kingdom, he met his future wife, Jehan Wellborne, who from her childhood was interested in folklore and particularly the arts and life of exotic peoples and minorities.
Saif Marzooq Al-Shamlan Museum
Saif Marzooq Al-Shamlan Museum in Kuwait is one of the popular Museums in Kuwait. You can get a quick look at the History of Kuwait. This museum is situated in the Al-Dairy area and presents detailed information about the pearl industry of Kuwait. It also has precious and rich collection that consists of gold rifle of Istanbul, rupee currency, utensils and tools, wooden store box, coal iron and an old Kuwait burner.