Dubai Museum - The Old and Famous Museum in Dubai

Dubai Museum stands as a tribute to the Emirate’s history and traditional culture.It is just one of the impressive historical attractions in the city - Dubai’s traditional gold and spice souks are popular shopping attractions with a sense of tradition. It is located in the Al Fahidi Fort,in Dubai,UAE. The museum was opened by the Ruler of Dubai in 1971, with the aim of presenting the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai.

Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life.This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil.Dubai’s traditional gold and spice souks are popular shopping attractions with a sense of tradition.

The visitors of Dubai Museum "Al Fahidi Fort" have an opportunity to get rich, full and integral knowledge of the very old history of Dubai that interacted with different people and civilizations across history. Visitors will get acquainted with the different environments of urban and rural lives in Dubai, whether they are marine, coastal, desert, mountain or agricultural life. Rare authentic monuments, original samples, drawings and diagrams, audio and video media are scattered all over the wings of the museum. A visit to Dubai Museum "Al Fahidi Fort" offers an opportunity to get acquainted with the history of Dubai, which gives an impression that Dubai's current development, modernism and distinction are only a continuation of a journey of a unique and distinguished civilization .


Geographical location  : Al Fahidi area - Bur Dubai

Working hours              : From Saturday to Thursday, from 8:30 until 20:30, and Fridays, from 14:30                                           to 20:30

Admission fees             : AED 3 for adults and AED 1 for children (under the age of 6)
Tourism Guidance        : Available for free
Telephone               : 04-353 1862 and 04-515 5000​​
E-mail                       : dubai.museum@dubaiculture.ae, info@dubaiculture.ae

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