Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum

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The Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum or LBFNM is a private, cultural heritage organization that was founded in London in 1993 with the aim of supporting the National Museum of Beirut.[1]

The organization has assisted with the renovation of the Museum laboratory and improving connections with the British Museum. The LBFNM has also assisted with their exhibitions, the museum catalog and published various books on various historical and archaeological topics.[2][3] It also publishes a journal entitled Archaeology and History in Lebanon (ISSN 1475-5564).[1] The organization also organizes an annual symposia, hosting a reception after the symposium of 2008 at the Bristol Hotel in Beirut with guests including Tammam Salam, Inas Saleh and Semaan Bassil.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Archaeology and History of Lebanon". Archaeology and History of Lebanon-journal. Retrieved April 17, 2008. 
  2. ^ Claude Doumet-Serhal (1 March 2004). Decade: A Decade of Archaeology and History in the Lebanon. Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum. ISBN 978-2-913330-34-4. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Jean-Paul Rey-Coquais (2010). Christian Footprints in the Lebanon$Jean-Paul Rey-Coquais ... Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Lebanese-British Friends of the National Museum have a party, The Daily Star Lebanon, 19 November, 2008.

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