Botanical Museum

The Qur’anic Botanic Garden gives particular attention to Islamic heritage and Arabic traditions hence, the idea of the Botanical Museum was initiated to display modules of plant parts and traditional tools made from plants which may be still used in our daily lives.

The Botanical Museum of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden comprises of a number of elements which represent a combination between the technology of the current century and the originality of our cultural past. The Museum is full of valuable information, photographs, murals and Islamic inscriptions that give the visitors the indulgence of being a part of the authentic Arab and Islamic heritage.

Here we provide a brief summary of the elements and displays of the Botanical Museum of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden:

Botanic Terms Display

The Botanical Museum includes a certain section where live plant’s parts, models of botanical terminologies, plant phenomena and tools will be displayed. (More info: Link will take you to “Botanical terms page

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Herbarium & Seeds Display

In this area, the Museum of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden displays samples of Herbarium sheets and seeds of these plants mentioned in the in Quran and Hadith. This area highlights the idea of the conservational and educational activities of all botanical gardens all over the world. (More info: Link will take you to “Herbarium& seeds Page”

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Traditional Agriculture Display

Here, the garden will display some of the traditional agricultural tools that were used in earlier times, as well as these that are still used to this day. The exhibits vary from irrigation tools, ploughing, harvesting, weights and many more. The area displays the role of the earliest and contemporary Muslim Botanist in humanizing of the Islamic and non-Islamic civilizations. (More info: Link will take you the items& Displays)

Food & Beverage Tools Display

This area of Garden’s Museum displays utensils and tools used for foods or beverages, whether they had mentioned in the Holy Qur’an or Hadith for use or prohibition of use. This section also displays some of the traditional utensils that were been previously by the Arab populations in the Arabian Peninsula. (More info: Link will take you the items & Displays)

Cosmo - Medicinal Display

The Garden is defining this area for medicinal and cosmetic plants that are mentioned in the hadith of the Prophet PBUH. Displays show parts of the plants that had been used either from leaves, roots, rhizomes, powder or fruits.  This section also displays some traditional tools that were used in ancient medicine. (More info: Link will take you the items& Displays)

Date Palm Tools’ Display

The Date Palm tree is frequently mentioned in the Holy Qur’an. It is mentioned approximate 20 times in the Holy Qur’an, therefore is also cited in many occasions in the Prophet’s Hadith (PBUH). Date Palm has an important role in the lives of the Arabs in the Peninsula, and the Qur’anic Botanic garden gives added attention to this plant by collecting of the traditional instruments made from Palm’s leaves, stems and fronds which are still being used by Arabs today. (More info: Link will take you the items& Displays)

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