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Sharjah Natural History Museum and Desert Park

Sharjah-Dhaid Road | Interchange 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
06-5311411
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Ranked #10 of 54 attractions in Sharjah
Type: Natural History Museums
Owner description: Learn about the flora and fauna of the arabian desert at this fascinating museum that houses farm animals for petting, geology, marine and flora halls... more » Owner description: Learn about the flora and fauna of the arabian desert at this fascinating museum that houses farm animals for petting, geology, marine and flora halls and a diorama showing desert habitats. « less
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This place is for all ages and every one who loves nature and its interaction with people, children if guided properly can learn to protect and save nature.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The history is unbelievable so well illustrated and educational, a very interesting place for young and old a day to remember. Large selection of curious and books to purchase to remember the day.

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Dubai
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Three attractions in one ticket for only 15 aed for all per adult. Kids free under 12. Museum well maintained is quite interactive so even had interesting parts for my 4 year old who could turn wheels, play music, try a parachute and smell nice but also awful smells. would recommend also for a summer activity as the wildlife center... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

It's a perfect place to visit, amazing learning way for visitors, one entrance fee for 1-Natural History Museum 2-The Wildlife Centre and 3-Childrens Farm, for Childrens Farm really I liked the place it's well organized and the animals are kept in really good conditions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The family with toddlers and grand parents spend a great afternoon here and time went so fast that we only saw 2 out of the 4 attractions, the kids petting farm and Arabian wild life center. The Arabian Wild Life Center is Simply excellent and much bigger than anticipated. A real treat for the kids being crazy about animals. It... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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126 reviews 126 reviews
32 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Not far fro mDubai, this zoo is an "all-indoor" experience, therefore absolutely perfect in summer. It starts with reptiles, then there is a huge room where you are surrounded by birds. Following is a 360 restaurant (a bit shabby, but being renovated) - gor for the Biryani or an indian dish (always healthier than the fried stuff)and you can't go... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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173 reviews 173 reviews
23 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It's a very interesting attraction. it's not a must see if you're not in already in Sharja. But it makes a perfect stop over if you're ever on an excursion to the northern Emirates. As is common to do in the cooler months, when locals & expats explore the mountainous regions or the sea. The museum is not huff but... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Sharjah Historical museum is a part of the Desert park, which is situated on al dhaid road near to interchange no 9. In one gate pass (Aed 15) we could cover historical museum and Arabian wildlife center. Need to say, the museum and surroundings are kept well for the visitors. You are not supposed use cameras inside the facility. Museum... More

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Tilburg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Just pass by the museum and had a look. Entering the frist room animale are , nice presentation, but no namens at the animale. I have special interest in fossils and was happy to see some local fossils, especially echinoderms. Different spiecies are shown and descripted as 'echinoderm' without scientific name. Visiting a NHM I expect to learn something and... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Perfect hideaway during summer months as this is a sort of indoor zoo. Great display at natural jistory museum - especially ocean life

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