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Kuwait Ruler inaugurates Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre

Located in a 13ha site in the Al-Sha’ab district of Kuwait City, Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre consists of six buildings, including a museum of Islamic history, a space museum, and a fine arts centre

Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, located in Kuwait City, was designed by SSH [image: SSH].
Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, located in Kuwait City, was designed by SSH [image: SSH].

The Emir of Kuwait, HH Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has inaugurated the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, it has been revealed.

A museum and cultural district, the centre was developed by the Amiri Dewan and is subject to legal and auditing scrutiny, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), reported.

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According to SSH, the company appointed by contractor Al Ghanim International to design the project, the centre consists of six main buildings, namely a natural history museum, a science museum, a museum of Islamic history, a space museum, a fine arts centre, and a theatre.

Cultural Innovations was appointed in 2013 to develop the vision, content, and exhibition design of the project, which is located in a 13ha site in the Al-Sha’ab district of Kuwait City.

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