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Museum of Islamic Civilization

Address: Corniche Street, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: + 971 6 565 5455
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Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
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Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Glorious building housing an informative sections on Islamic religion, science and culture, as well as a reasonable selection of Islamic art. Well laid out, attractive and genuinely educational.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you visit the UAE and are intersted in history and culture then you want to go Sharjah where most of the museums are located. As we only had one day in Sharjah we chose to visit the Museum of Islamic Civilisation. The museum is very well organised, with good description and you develop an good understanding of the religion... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

great museum. a lot of things to know about Islam and its civilisation. We learned a lot about the religion, science and medicine.

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india
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It is good to see for everybody to know about the originating of Islamic culture. This is a very good museum

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Severna Park, Maryland
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71 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

While in Dubai we decided to make a day trip to Sharjah, the only emirate that connects with both the Arabian Sea (Gulf of Oman) and the Indian Ocean (Persian Gulf) is less than 1/2 hour from the Dubai airport. Having only a day meant we'd have to select from the list of museums to visit. This was our first... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It is a good musuem for anyone who wants to learn about the Islamic faith and its princples.The Museum showcases and preserve the arts, history, culture and rich heritage of Islamic civilization. Very informative for young children and youth.The building was easy to navigate,well maintained and laid out.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

cheaper entry fee and they have lots and lots of amazing historical collection.from swords to shields and astronomical discoveries,Islamic culture and amazing historical machine which were invented in old times.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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54 reviews 54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are at all interested in Islamic civilization, this is a great place to learn the basics and cost a little over $1. There is an interesting section on early Islamic contributions to science. The museum was once used as a souk.

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Museum of Islamic Civilization is one of the most beautiful museums I have ever visited. The building is gorgeous and all of the artifacts are displayed incredibly well. I found it interesting and informative. I went there as part of a tour and wish I had more time to explore. If you enjoy museums, don't miss this one.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This museum was quite interesting. It shows the islamic civilization and how it has impacted the area. It has a lot of interesting items. I sincerely recommend it.

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