Discover the golden age of Muslim civilisation

Ibn al-Haytham was born during a creative period known as the golden age of Muslim civilisation that saw many fascinating advances in science, technology and medicine. In an area that spread from Spain to China, inspirational men and women, of different faiths and cultures, built upon knowledge of ancient civilisations, making discoveries that had a huge and often underappreciated impact on our world.

Find out more, watch the award winning short film “1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets“:


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Discover Muslim Heritage through these introductory zones

Home Zone

 


 

School Zone

 


 

Market Zone

16th century bazaar manuscript

 


 

Hospital Zone

 


 

Town Zone

16th century town plan of Diyarbakir

 


 

World Zone

upside down map by Idrisi

 


 

Universe Zone

Taqi al-Din's observatory