Hall of Man and Universe
It is the 1st exhibition hall of the National Museum located on the ground floor, which leads to other galleries.  It has an area of 1,500 square meters. The display in this hall has been arranged as follows:
•    Changes that occurred to the Earth, and their impact on human life.
•    The nature of planets and their composition.
•    Movement of the continents and continental drift.
•    The genesis of minerals, rocks and rock cycle, the difference between mineral rocks and common rock.
•    The hall has a model of the Twaiq mountain range displaying locations of types of metallic and non-metallic sites as well as stones of high-economic value known as mineral resources in Saudi Arabia.
•    There are models as samples of some types of crude oil sources and types.
•    This Hall has exhibits of different geological times and reviews periods of different environments, animal species, and some fossilized trees.
•    There are specimens of extinct animals of various sizes that inhabited the ancient Arabic island.  Here, there is a model of Mastodon with thick hair that was cruising the Arabian Peninsula about 12 to 17 million years ago.
•    Different natural environments in Arabia.
•    Primitive technologies of prehistoric man, with various types, putting visitors face-to-face with prehistoric man and his natural surroundings, as well as the primitive methods used, such as tools and fire. The gallery also houses a collection of ceramics dating back to one of the oldest prehistoric civilizations, during the time of slavery dating back to 7000 BC, which was spread in the east of southern Arabia, Mesopotamia, and the rest of the ancient Near East.
•    At the far end of the gallery is a rock with handprints of significance supported with symbolic connotations found in Najran province in southern Saudi Arabia

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