KUWAIT CITY, March 12: From Sunday, March 13, the Salaam Palace Museum will resume welcoming guests, after a two-year closure because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, to expertise a singular time journey that takes them via historical past, utilizing the newest means and fashionable applied sciences, that may depart the guests amazed, because it extends to greater than 300 years of the historical past of the State of Kuwait, reviews Aljarida every day. The palace, the primary section of which was constructed by the late Amir Sheikh Saad Al- Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, used as a residential palace within the late Fifties. After the independence of the State of Kuwait on June 19, 1961, there was a necessity for a guesthouse to obtain the state’s friends. The late Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al- Salem Al-Sabah had commissioned the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was Minister of Finance on the time, to finish the development of the palace and remodel it right into a guesthouse to obtain his first friends in 1964.
All through the 26 years of prosperity, he acquired greater than 166 guests who included emperors, kings, princes, heads of state and necessary personalities. Throughout the brutal Iraqi invasion in 1990, the palace was utterly destroyed and was left uncared for for 23 years till 2013 when a imaginative and prescient was put ahead by the Historic Paperwork Middle and the museums and libraries of the Amiri Diwan, which was entrusted with the duty of gathering the documented and undocumented historical past of Kuwait from numerous sources around the globe, in addition to the duty of designing and implementing the museum. This is because of the truth that it holds an necessary historic place for the state. After seven years of steady work, the institution of the museum was accomplished to incorporate three historic museums underneath one roof. They’re: –
1. The historical past of the Salaam Palace
2. The historical past of Kuwait via its rulers
3. The historical past of the civilizations that inhabited the land of Kuwait
On April 29, 2019, the palace was inaugurated underneath the patronage and within the presence of the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. For extra details about the Salaam Palace Museum, go to the web site – http:// www.aspm.com.kw