Both the National and Miswal libraries are located in Aden. Each has a collection of 30,000 volumes. The Miswal Library also maintains another 9,000 volumes as a traveling library to serve citizens. The Library of the Great Mosque of Sana maintains a collection of 10,000 manuscripts, but is not accessible to the public. The British Council maintains two libraries: at Aden (3,000 volumes) and at Sana (10,4000 volumes).
The National Museum has branches in Aden and Sana. The Aden site focuses primarily on ancient, pre-Islamic civilizations. Aden is also home to the Crater Military Museum and the Crater Folk Museum. There are local museums in Taizz and Zafar.