Arts, Libraries and Museums
Mosul Museum, provincial capitals, Baghdad, antiquities, Public libraries
The leading libraries of Iraq include the University of Al Basrah Central Library; the University of Mosul Central Library; and the library of the Iraqi Museum, the National Library, and the University of Baghdad Central Library, all in Baghdad. Public libraries are located in most of the provincial capitals.
Noteworthy museums of Iraq include the Iraqi Museum, which contains relics of early Mesopotamian cultures; the Iraq Natural History Museum; and the Iraq Military Museum. All three museums are in Baghdad. Other museums include the Babylon Museum, at the site of ancient Babylon, which exhibits models, pictures, and paintings of ancient Babylon; and the Mosul Museum, containing exhibits of Assyrian art and other antiquities.
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