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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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Very nice tour

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Dubai
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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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Thank shekchilly09
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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Thank Samuel V
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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Out side the beaten tracks an indoor zoo featuring all the animals from the desert from snakes and scorpiion to birds, cheetahs, hyenas etc. the description are useful it is indoor and cool for the summmer or good when it rains the little snak is great if you stick to indian food, the reste (fried stuff and other burgers look... More 

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Thank imardell
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Great place to take the kids. Has lots of animals - of all types actually. Kids love it. It closes early around 6 pm. After sunset it would be hard to see the wild animals beyond the glass. Birds, rodents, wolves, snakes, Tigers etc it's all there. Place is well maintained. Kids under 18 are free and adults is for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

This museum is great in that it shows the visitor why the UAE and Sharjah is where it is now, why it has oil, where it was millions of years ago and where its going as the tectonic plates move across the world.There are numerous fosils, and rocks that give a graphic and a 'hands on' idea of how and... More 

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Thank Nicholas C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

it is a very good place for kids to see some animals live. there's enough diversified animals to keep kids exited & even adults.

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