MEDINA: The exhibition on the architecture of the Holy Prophet’s Mosque is considered a historical heritage, as it contains precious goods and rare artifacts that enrich the visitor’s experience.
It sits south of the Prophet’s Mosque, covering an area of 2,200 square meters, and reviews the architectural history of the building from its first construction by the Prophet Muhammad and his companions to early expansions. , second and third Saudi states.
These expansions span over 1,400 years and bear witness to the beauty and elaboration of Islamic architecture, its designs and ornamentation.
In collaboration with the Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Center for Research and Studies, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques highlights the architectural dimensions of the Prophet’s Mosque, illuminating its specialty, status and architecture, raising the level of cultural awareness in the Islamic civilization, and enriching the visitor’s experience artistically and culturally through detailed and comprehensive presentation.
The Presidency has also worked to introduce visitors to the features of the Prophet’s Mosque, such as the pulpit, mihrab, domes, canopies, gates, adhan, muezzins, minarets, plazas and services offered. to people.
The exhibition presents content in several languages through wall panels and interactive screens. All exhibit productions are in Arabic and English, while content has been translated into 12 languages.
There is also audio translation, allowing visitors to access exhibition content via dedicated devices. Visiting time is divided into two daily periods from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The exhibition features modern technology, interactive displays on architecture, information about the Prophet’s Mosque, films and cinemas.
It also has special rooms for valuables, including rare and precious items belonging to the Two Holy Mosques and ancient artifacts preserved through the ages.
The duration of the experience in the exhibition is approximately 40 minutes, with 30 visitors per visit.