MUSEUMS LEBANON

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MUSEUMS LEBANON


National Museum of Beirut
The National Museum of Beirut is the principal archaeology museum in Lebanon. The museum's collection was begun at the turn of the 20th century, and it was officially inaugurated in 1942. The museum houses antiquities and treasures found during excavations undertaken by the Directorate General of Antiquities.


Sidon Soap Museum
The Sidon Soap Museum is a museum in Sidon, Lebanon. It traces the history of soap making in the region, its development and manufacturing techniques. Visitors can see a demonstration of how traditional olive oil soaps are made and learn about the history of the "hammam" (bath) traditions.


Byblos Wax Museum
The Byblos Wax Museum is a wax museum in Byblos, Lebanon. This museum displays wax statues and life scenes from the Phoenician era to the modern times.





Byblos Fossil Museum
The Byblos Fossil Museum, also known as Memory of Time, is a museum in Byblos, Lebanon. This museum contains fossil collections of sharks, eels, shrimps, squids, rays, coelacanthes and flying fish. It was opened in 1991 and is located in the old souk of Byblos. Most of its collection comes from the nearby villages of Haqel, Hjula and Ennammoura.


Sursock Museum
Sursock Museum, which is officially known as Nicolas Sursock Museum, is a modern art museum in Beirut, Lebanon. It is located in the historic street known as Rue Sursock (or Sursock Street) in the Achrafieh district of Beirut. The street is home to other mansions that were built in the 18th century by Beirut's most prominent families such as the Sursocks and the Bustroses.


Lebanese Heritage Museum
The Lebanese Heritage Museum is a museum in Jounieh, Lebanon. It contains objects related to the history and culture of Lebanon from the Phoenician era to modern times.


AUB Museum
The AUB Museum, founded in 1868, is the third oldest Museum in the Near East. Begun with a donation from General Cesnola, the American Consul in Cyprus, the collection has since then grown steadily. Today the Museum exhibits a wide range of artifacts from Lebanon and neighbouring countries tracing man's progress in the Near East from the Early Stone Age to the Islamic period.


Hakel Museum
the heart of Haqel, Rizkallah Nohra, a local, has founded, with a modest capital, the first museum of fossilized fish in Lebanon. The whole adventure began in 1970 when Nohra, a seven year-old boy back then, started to gather some stones with peculiar designs and engravings, from a piece of land owned by his family in Haqel.


Center for Lebanese Heritage
The museum is the home of diverse exhibits about prominent individuals. These private exhibits are mostly contributions from individuals and families, and contain personal belongings, books, etc.


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Chabké Museum
Elias Abou Chabké (1903-1948), is still a well-known contemporary Lebanese poet. Born in Zouk Mikaël, where he lived all its life and marked the town with his presence and its works. The house where he lived in Zouk Mikaël is a typically Lebanese house, in old stones, a pitched roof, covered with red tiles. It represents a very beautiful paragon of Lebanese architecture. Upon the death of Abou Chabké, the house returned to its heirs who have barely used it.





















MUSEUMS LEBANON