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Dubai Museum

Al Fahidi St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 1862
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This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Al Fahidi St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I dont know why all tour visit museum. Place is overcrowded and nothing special to see My big mistake for spending 20 minuts on this crowded place with no air.

Thank Drazen P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dubai was nice en beautiful buildings, but a city without a soul, people with arrogance, no culture or nothing typical on dubai

Thank Naoual T
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a small place but definitely worth a visit. Although the contents are limited, the presentation was very impressive. I definitely loved the models and the souks on the inside section. The different noise effects coming from different vendors were really adding to the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice small size museum. Very clean and informative. The whole tour can take about 30- minutes to an hour as it’s not big. Souvenir shop and clean bathroom is on the premise.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is a great place to visit the beautiful history of uae and Dubai.do visit this place I highly recommend it

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the cheapest thing we did in Dubai and the most enjoyable. The museum cost roughly £1.50 for two adults, the baby went free. Some of the museum is outdoors so it does get quite hot. We really enjoyed learning about the history of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to get to know the history of Dubai and how it ended up being how it is today. Fantastic price , I’m sure it wasn’t more than a pound. A lot of exhibits but it’s not that big. You won’t need long in there...More

Thank MarkHadley
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a half day tour. Was good to learn about history and development of Dubai so definitely worth visiting if in the area. It is not massive so an hour is plenty of time to look around but if you combine...More

Thank MacClan2003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my husband it is fantastic 3 dirhams entrance fee each Initially it doesn’t look like it’s going to be very informative, but as you work through the museum it is amazing, so much information and so interesting We learnt so much...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would suggest to visit dubai museum which is easy to compare old Dubai & new Dubai. Its also really cheaper.

Thank Mohammed N
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The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
...More
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Tiyo P
March 15, 2018|
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Response from PBPG | Reviewed this property |
Is this a question or a review? Yes went underground, 75% of the museum is there..
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March 14, 2018|
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Response from Markispurs | Reviewed this property |
Yes very safe, Dubai is one of the safest city’s I have been in.
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Hsiu-Hsiang Y
January 15, 2018|
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Response from shibliab | Reviewed this property |
I was in a group of five men, all from the USA, who just walked around and explored the exhibits in the Museum. It took us about an hour to cover all the floors and display rooms. All the exhibits are very clearly labelled... More
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