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Al Shindagha Museum

Open Now: 2:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 2:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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The iconic Dubai Creek area is the home to our museum, where visitors can experience the vibrant history of Dubai. It was developed as part of an initiative to transform the creek into a regional culture and traditional centre. Shindagha Museum...more
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Hours Today: 2:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Near House of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 515 5337
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

You need to make time for Al Shindagha Museum. The design is very impressive. We saw historical pieces and a fascinating heritage collection. We could have spent hours inside. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank omararef
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

This place really captured the essence of old Dubai, I loved how it should you the history of the place while located next to the Dubai Creek.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Al Shindagha Museum consist of several pavilions which offer the chance to learn more about the rich culture of the Emirate of Dubai. Story of the Creek is telling everything of the Creek area and important role in trade. The perfume house gives an impressive...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Its the first open air Museum in the region. A must see when in Dubai. The creek house tells the story of the creek which is the story of Dubai. We have visited the perfume house and its very informative indeed. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Linabbas
Reviewed July 15, 2019

I have been waiting for this museum to open even since the Heritage village area closed down a while ago. Honestly the museum is well designed and the information you get when you visit is valuable and gives you a taste of all the aspects...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Nora B
Reviewed July 13, 2019

A great place to discover the history of Dubai and its culture in a very high technology presentation with interactive gadgets such a cool place

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 3ashah
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Visited Shindagha museum few days ago, and it was spectacular! Gives you a great insight into history and culture of Dubai, and it’s roots. You can find many artifacts that villagers used back in the days.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank NazShaDubai
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

One of the many recent updates to the creek where Dubai had begun its journey is the story of the creek museum - the space is small yet interactive and each room is a combination of tech and story telling about Dubai’s humble beginnings -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AidaAlBusaidy
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed it and learned a lot about the UAE perfume culture and the history of Dubai and the creek and how the city grew around the creek and prospered

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 622ranas
Reviewed July 12, 2019

This was very interesting and insightful - I particularly enjoyed all the interactive elements! Don’t miss the immersive film experience!

Date of experience: February 2019
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