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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 55 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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Fremantle, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were there during May. To be honest, other than the weather been quite hot, the rest of the experience was fascinating. Beautiful place to see. If you hire a 4x4, you could even drive around in the desert. Really cool experience. :)

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The place is just 20 minutes from Dubai away and a great way to learn about the wildlife of the UAE. The entry fee is only 10 AED per person but it has much to offer. You can walk through an indoor park on a learning path. Alos there is a petting zoo for the little ones which is outdoor... More

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Dubai
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went here during the summer month as it's mostly an indoor center. There is a petting zoo which we skipped due to the heat. The wildlife center was fantastic. A large variety of animals and very well maintained. There is a restaurant with a view onto a large area where animals roam. Could sit there for a long time and... More

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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
43 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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
119 helpful votes 119 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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