Boasting Collections Upto 3000 Years Ago, Here’s Everything About Dubai’s Renovated Al Shindagha Museum

Shindagha Museum
by Anupriya Mishra

Are you someone who lives in Dubai or happens to be visiting the Emirate, then you’re in for some brilliant news. The newly renovated Al Shindagha Museum in Dubai was inaugurated on March 6, 2023, and as you’re already aware, this is the largest heritage museum in the United Arab Emirates. Talking about the history of the Emirates and its culture and tradition, the museum offers visitors a taste of Dubai. Read on to know more!

Al Shindagha Museum Opens In Dubai

On Monday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the newly renovated Al Shindagha Museum in Dubai. The largest museum in the UAE, it is located in the Creek Area and is the perfect place for anyone who wishes to learn more about the history of Dubai. Giving visitors a glance into the history of the Emirates and its development over the years, the museum is spread across more than 20 pavilions, which means there are a lot of things to explore. Not to mention, it includes 22 suits, 80 historical houses in the Shindagha Area, and a collection that dates back to 3000 years.

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Key Attractions In The Museum

The key attractions at the museum include pavilions that relay the story of the birth of a city, people and faith, a perfume house, traditional crafts, traditional health care, and beauty and adornment. As it happens, there is a special children’s house, wherein you can take your munchkin for a fun-filled enriching experience. Offering a vibrant mix of high-tech and low-tech exhibits that encourage intergenerational storytelling, this section also features some traditional Emirati games.

Talking about tickets, these can be bought from their website. For adults, the tickets cost AED50 while the same for children and students is AED24. While the time of the museum is from 10 am to 8 pm, the last entry will be at 7 pm. It is worth noting that the first phase of the museum was opened back in 2019!

So, if you too have friends visiting, or you wish to know more about the vibrant heritage of Dubai, then make sure to visit this museum!

Where: Dubai Creek, United Arab Emirates
When: 10 am to 8 pm

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