Manama's history has been made, among others, by the Portugese expansion in early 17th century, Western interference and of course the Bahrain people themselves. Manama has emerged as the capital of independent Bahrain after these periods.
Today Manama is a modern city with booming tourism and new hotels but it's history goes back a long time, about 650 years. By visiting the museums in Manama you will learn some of the history of this city, a history to be proud of.
You will find out everything about pearl diving, trade, war, arts, housing etc. by artifacts, working models, photos and workshops. So plan your history tour with the help of our page Manama museums and enjoy historical Manama.