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Sharjah Natural History Museum and Desert Park

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Address: Al Dhaid Rd | Interchange 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 06-5311411
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Learn about the flora and fauna of the arabian desert at this fascinating...

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.

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A day in sharjah

Has a lot of interesting areas and interactions to walk through and examine, covering both local history and the earth history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a lot of interesting areas and interactions to walk through and examine, covering both local history and the earth history.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sharjah Natural History Museum has a wide collection of stuffed animals and birds from the region, laid out in their natural desert habitat. There are also skeletons and casts of dinosaurs. Adjoining the museum is the Islamic Botanical Garden. But the real treat is the Arabian Wildlife Centre within the same premises, where one can see numerous animals from across... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Run down. Not many interactive activities or exhibits and those that were available did not work or were rudimentary and not up to date. Dull and colorless. Not a lot of educational information readily available to learn more about

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Good value complex, has lots of interesting areas and interactions to walk through and examine, covering both local history and the earths history. definitely worth coming early and spending the whole day visiting the museum and also the adjacent wildlife centre.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit with your family. Well maintained Zoo and islamic garden. Also there is science and astronomy museum. Very very joyful place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Must visit when going through sharjah as had many historical things from the past of the uae. Old coins and notes and many more things to find here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

There are 4 museums in one campus and you can easily spend 4+ hours here. There is lot of care on the interactive exhibits. The zoo is high quality and you can see a variety of snakes, reptiles, baboons, big cats. The domestic animal section is a hit with kids. The botany museum is small but reminds you of the... More 

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Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nice zoo Very nice new Islamic garden depending what the Holy Quran says Very good historic museum contains a journey through the time There is also old masjid (mosque) Enough parkings

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Good place for a family to enjoy. Kids farm is the most likely place for my kids as we often visit this place. Only one entrance fee for all, i.e., kids farm, zoo, natural history museum, etc. worth of money. Please check the timings on holiday

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

We came across the beautiful desert on our journey to another city. Due to time restraint we werent able to do Desert Safari. However, the kids had so much fun just running up and the down the desert. Since we visited in January of this year, the desert was just the right temperature. The sand was so beautiful to the... More 

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