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Sharjah Archaeology Museum

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This intriguing archaeological museum takes visitors through the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages and provides educational games for children, videos in Arabic and English and other creative touches designed to make learning fun.
Al-Hizam Al-Akhdar Road | Cultural Square, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 566 5466
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Unlike what is commonly assumed, the Arab civilization predates the advent of Islam and the many excavations in Sharjah and other parts of UAE bring this out. The Sharjah Archaeological Museum is an eye-opener, showing a number of unearthed treasures from the past, all well...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Manish K
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Sharjah Archaeology Museum is an interesting place where you get an opportunity to learn lot of new things

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

I decided to go to Museum of Archeology in Sharjah for their temporary exhibition of “The Echo of Caravans: Pre-Islamic Civilization Sites in Saudi Arabia” (until Jan 31, 2019). I enjoyed this exhibition a lot and since getting a tourist visa to KSA is very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Excellent without being ostentatious. Has plenty of parking and a must for history buffs wanting to know more about the region. Good staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jvalant
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Next door to each other so went to both on the same morning. The archaeology museum was huge, surprising how old some of the artefacts were. Very well presented.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gbegum
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide told us there are more than 22 museums in Sharjah. One can't visit all. But the one with Islamic Culture and this one are good. Good display! Thorough information!! But visit only if you are genuinely interested in History and Archaeology because...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KVKulkarni
Reviewed April 30, 2016

I loved the Museum. Especially the grave finds with groups of scelettons in perfect shape, with their jewellery still in place. But also the rich collection of objects starting from the stone age up to late pre-islamic times. I had been out to the Mleiha...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

There are beautifully arranged exhibits in a very pleasant setting. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The permanent exhibits are very thorough and there is always a mouth watering temporary exhibition.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank brioneilleone
Reviewed August 11, 2015

I volunteered in the summer camp at the museum and it was my first visit to it as well. The museum is divided according to the historical periods that the city went throw and some halls have similar displays of the actual archeological location. The...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Reem A
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Its location is good. One can park his car inside the gate. Entry fee is AED 5 only. One can see the old archeology of Emirate of Sharjah inside. One can experience the lives of people of Sharjah from the stone age to the present...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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September 12, 2017|
Response from KVKulkarni | Reviewed this property |
We visited on a Sunday so I can confidently tell you that it's open on Sundays. Do enjoy!