Hejaz Railway Station & Tabuk Museum

Top choice in Tabuk

Tabuk's early-20th-century Hejaz Railway station is one of the best preserved in Saudi Arabia. There are 13 recently refurbished buildings spread over 80,000 sq metres and these include include a workshop, a handicrafts centre, and a building that houses a locomotive, a freight car and several Ottoman relics worth viewing. The site is also going to be the home of Tabuk's new state-of-the-art city museum, which was being built at the time of research and is scheduled to open in early 2020.

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Nearby Tabuk attractions

1. Souq Twaheen

0.35 MILES

This little market in the old quarter of Tabuk is where the local Bedouin come to get their black and white goat-hair tent covers and all the mod cons a…

2. At Tawba Mosque

0.39 MILES

The Prophet Muhammad prayed here when he arrived with 30,000 men in AD 630 for the Battle of Tabuk against the Byzantines. The battle never took place,…

3. Tabuk Castle

0.44 MILES

Dating to 1559, Tabuk Castle is now a museum, with several rooms housing some interesting historical artefacts from the Ottoman period and lots of signage…

4. Prince Fahd Bin Sultan’s Park

3.12 MILES

Although a bit sparse in amenities, Prince Fahd Bin Sultan's Park is a decent spot for families to relax in during the late afternoon and early evening…