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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 #5 of 51 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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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
64 helpful votes 64 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
112 helpful votes 112 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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34 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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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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34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

i visited this place twice in one week, it is very nice place to take your little ones to enjoy the desert wild animals of arabia, and if your kid want to ride a horse or a camel it is available in the children farm section.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I went to the Desert Park complex with my family on the last day of our holiday in Sharjah, and it was quite a revelation. The drive into the western Sharjah desert would be worth it by itself, but the three element making up the Desert Park can be quite exciting if you are with your kids and can try... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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31 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

This place is on the Dhaid road away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai and Sharjah. It is an amazing place which explains the evolution of the planet and specifically the desert region. The concepts put together are excellent and one of the best places to visit on a weekend.

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