Exit through the gif t shop

Whether you’re look­ing for gif t ideas or to self-in­dulge, some of the best bou­tiques of Beirut can be found in its mu­se­ums. LT went a lit­tle wild on a shop­ping trip around the city and found ever ything from hand-made con­cept jew­elr y to clas­si­cal Ori­ent

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Beirut Na­tional Mu­seum Bou­tique

1. Coast­ers of the doors of old houses, LL42,000

2. Tray and pitcher with Ara­bic cal­lig­ra­phy, LL105,000; LL237,000

3. Desk box, de­signed by Finikia, LL105,000

01 612260, beirut­na­tional­mu­seum.com Mathaf, Tue-sun 10am-5pm

Mim Mu­seum Shop

4. Mim mug, LL20,000

5. Sil­ver and gar­net r ing, de­signed by Randa Tab­bah, LL144,000

6. Mim steel busi­ness card holder, LL16,500

01 421672, mim.mu­seum In­no­va­tion and Sports Cam­pus, Saint Joseph Univer­sity Da­m­as­cus Street, Mathaf, Tue-sun 10am-1pm; 2pm-6pm

Amer­i­can Univer­sity of Beirut Arche­o­log­i­cal Mu­seum Bou­tique

7. Sculp­ture in­spired by the Phoeni­cian al­pha­bet let­ters by Le­banese sculp­tor Nayla Ro­manos Iliya, LL195,000

01 759665, 01 350000/2660/1 aub.edu.lb/mu­se­um_archeo, Amer­i­can Univer­sity of Beirut Cam­pus, Bliss Street, Hamra, Mon-fri 9am-5pm

Sur­sock Mu­seum Store

8. “In the For­est” pop-up chil­dren’s book by Anouck Bois­robert and Louis Rigaud, LL38,250; a range of chil­dren’s books are avail­able

9. Gon­dole Tr ibute, brushed brass and con­crete pen­dants, de­signed by Margherita ex­clu­sively for the Sur­sock Mu­seum, LL300,000

10. Spe­cial Edi­tion Ur­bacraf t: Sur­sock Mu­seum, cus­tom­iz­a­ble build­ing, LL75,000

01 202001, sur­sock.mu­seum Greek Ortho­dox Arch­bish­opric Street, Achrafieh Mon-sun 11am-7pm; Thur 1pm-10pm; Closed Tues­days

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