Bahrain National Museum
Built in 1988, the Bahrain National Museum displays a series of collections that tell the fascinating story of Bahrain's past, from the Stone Age right up to recent times. Exhibits include rare manuscripts from the 13th century AD and original documents from the 14th century AD. Other exhibits include reproductions of handicrafts and skills associated with pearling, gold jewellery, weaving and boat-building, costumes, specimens of Bahrain's natural history, photographs and contemporary works of art.

Currency Museum
Housed at the Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA), the currency museum has the ancient Arab, Islamic and Byzantine coins minted of gold and silver. The Museum houses one of the nine rarest Islamic currency coins in the world. The Museum is of great benefit to currency collectors.

Oil Museum
Bahrain was the first country to discover oil in the Arabian Gulf region. The Oil Museum was officially inaugurated in 1992 and is located near the first oil well discovered in 1932 in Sakhir. It houses old drilling equipment, samples of rocks found underground, topographical maps and some information about the companies that had participated in the exploration for oil.

Museum of Pearl Diving
Pearl diving has been one of the major occupations in Bahrain since ancient times. Bahrain pearls are marked by their high quality, probably due to the abundance of sweet water wells found on the seabed. The Museum consists of several exhibition halls displaying various aspects of Bahrain's daily life in the pre-oil period. Such aspects include pearl diving, national costumes, local musical instruments, a typical wedding chamber, domestic games, archive photographs, local herbal medicinal practices and the High Court Chamber, which has been maintained intact since 1937.

Grand Mosque
The Mosque is built with exquisite Bahraini architecture. Non-Muslim visitors are welcome.

Tree of Life
The Tree of Life stands alone in the centre of the desert without any known water source. The tree is believed to be from the Acacia family, sheds its leaves in winter but grows yellow flowers in spring and autumn. The mystery has raised the curiosity of visitors and specialists alike for many years.

Bahrain Fort
The Bahrain Fort, situated at Karbabad, also known as the Portuguese Fort, is of great historical importance in the Arabian Gulf region. The Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1522 on the ruins of an earlier small fort built by the people of Bahrain. The Portuguese added the high walls, the huge square towers and a surrounding moat which is still visible to visitors.

Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fatih Fort
Built by Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fatih in 1812, the Fort sits on a high vantage point overlooking the surrounding desert. It was used by Shaikh Salman as his seat of government. The Fort has four towers in the corners, two of them are circular and the other two are square. The towers are connected to each other by an overhead passage and contain residential chambers and associated facilities. It is believed that the Fort was built on the ruins of an earlier 1698 castle.

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