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Ras Al Khaimah Museum

Old Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Type: History Museums
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We should have visited either early morning or in the evening but we went midday so was extremely hot. An amazing experience and I left feeling more educated. Thank you

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It was very small but quiet informative. Well maintained. Worth a visit. Nice place to kill the time.......

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Very small and appears not to have been updated in a very long time. There's little guidance from the staff on hand, so you're left to wander through a few rooms, most of which contain fragments of pottery, shells and fossils.

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Sussex, England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Having read some of the other reviews on this attraction, I have to agree with most of them. If you are going to compare this museum to one in a modern city it's going to disappoint you. We live in RAK so have more time on our hands here than we would if we were tourists. If you come here... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

For a day trip to RAK I included this as our first stop. Turned out to be quite a disaster. I can understand that it's difficult to dig history in a place that lacks it in general, but then there could be more effort to make it a worthwhile stop for the visitors. Current exhibits are really small in number... More

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

i went with my family in morning during month of Ramazan. But it was closed. I did not found any notice board for timings. No one was aware of timings of museum in surroungings. There was no security guard or anyone there. There is no phone number to confirm the timings. very bad experience. You will not find anything in... More

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

As now resident in RAK,after many holidays here,we thought that we should at least visit the RAK Museum so that we could give an opinion to family and friends who visit us. The building is the former home of the Sheikh,and as you would expect is quite impressive and well laid out. Unfortunately there are only four of the exhibition... More

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Monmouthshire, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Well laid out - gives insight into the origins of this area. Lovely old building (check out the super carved wooden doors)

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london
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

There were almost no exhibits! There were some mildly interesting exhibits but most with no explanation. Don't bother.

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Doha, Qatar
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

The only museum around during my trip. Some renovation works are still being carried out during the visit, however it still well maintained.The museum was once a fort for the Sheiks back then. The artifacts and findings are categorized accordingly and you'll be surprised too see that such thing existed in this area many years ago ( rich in history... More

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