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Dear Ithra visitors, please note that Ithra closely follows government COVID-19 precautionary policies. For details, please check ‘The Center’s Policies’ on the main page.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, Ithra, is an integrated world of inspiration located in Dhahran, near Well No. 7, (the Prosperity Well), the first commercial oil well in the Kingdom. Ithra is a source of a different type of energy, an energy dependent on minds that are passionate about knowledge. This is the basis of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 of building a well-informed society and a knowledge economy.
Ithra presents science as an art that attracts all age groups through unique, practical and social methods through its components that include: the Library, Knowledge Tower, Idea Lab, Museum, Cinema, Theater, Children's Museum, the Great Hall, and the Energy Exhibit.
Ithra Annual Report:
The 2020 Ithra Annual Report highlights the efforts made by Ithra during the exceptional circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.