Museums / North
List of Museums in North Lebanon:
Gibran Khalil Gibran Museum

The Monastery of Mar Sarkis (St. Sergio) in Gibran’s native town Bsharreh has been transformed into a Museum in 1975. The contents of Gibran’s studio in New York, including his furniture, his personal belongings, his private library, his manuscripts and 440 original paintings are present in the Museum. Nowadays, the hermitage of the Monastery, an old cave, became Gibran’s grave.

Address and Contact:

Bsharreh

Tel: 06 671137

Website: www.khalilgibran.org

E-mail: kgibran@cyberia.net.lb

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m. (Summer)

Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Winter)

Monday: closed (winter)

 

 

St Anthony-The Great Monastery’s Museum

The Museum is located in Qozhaya Valley, one of the ramifications of Qadisha Valley listed as World Heritage site by UNESCO. The Museum presents the first printing press in the Middle East dating from 1585. The Exhibition includes religious objects and vestments, in addition to gifts from kings, some clay pots and ancient agricultural tools.

Address and Contact:

Arbet Qozhaya, Caza Besharreh

Tel: 06 995505

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Summer)

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Winter)

 

 

Dr. Elie Sarraf Museum

The Museum contains around 150 wooden made statues from different trees in many locations in Lebanon and mosaic pieces of classical style handcrafted by Dr. Elie Sarraf.

Address and Contact:

Lebanon castle, Kousba, Caza Al Koura

Tel: 06 511700

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday: closed

 

 

Basbous Family Art & Sculpture Exhibition

The museum exposes a big number of sculptures performed by the brothers Basbous and various sculptors who presented their art works upon their participation in the Annual Symposium.

Address and Contact:

Rachana, Caza Batroun

Tel: 06 720903

E-mail: zeinabasbous@hotmail.com

 

 

St. Neemet-Allah El Hardini Museum

It relates the life of the saint Neemet Allah as a teacher, worker and good example of holiness. A wing is dedicated to Brother Estefan Nehmeh.

Address and Contact:

Monastery of Sts Cyprian & Justine, Kfifan, Caza Batroun

Tel: 06 720304-5-6

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 6:00a.m. to 10:00p.m.

 

 

Saint Rafka Museum

The museum exhibits the belongings and the handcrafts of Saint Rafka, as well as the ploughing and weaving tools of the nuns.

Address and Contact:

Saint Joseph convent, Jrabta, Caza Batroun

Tel: 06 720402

Fax: 06 720401

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Summer)

6:00a.m. to 7:oop.m. (Winter)

 

 

The Permanent Scientific Museum

animals, birds and butterflies

More than 400 embalmed bird species and animals from Lebanon and 4000 butterflies from all over the world are exposed in this museum. For scientific information contact Father Ayoub Yacoub: 03 486354

Address and Contact:

St. Doumit monastery, Al Qoubayat, caza Akkar

Visiting hours: please contact the Superior Father

Tel: 06 350004

 

 

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