May 29, 2024 10:59 AM

Basra Museum

Former Palace Of Saddam Hussein Transformed Into Art And Heritage Museum

BASRA, IRAQ - The lakeside palace of former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, has been transformed into an artefact-filled art museum. The Basra Museum is the first museum to open in the country in decades.


Iraq’s First Museum In A Decade Was Saddam Hussein's Former Palace

Iraq opened its very first museum in decades and has surprisingly attracted global attention. In fact, it’s where the museum is located that makes it even more interesting. Iraq has transformed Saddam Hussein's faux-rococo palace in Basra into a museum, near the border in Kuwait


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