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Sharjah Heritage Museum

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Address: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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+971 6 568 0006
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You can see a sample of Arabian old life style.It is nice and cultural place.You can join with kids and let them to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sahar B
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is located in the Heritage Area and gives a glimpses of the local culture. From the stories of the people, houses, trade, people, food and many more. The museum itself is well structured so that you do not miss anything. As said its a great place to learn about the local culture. It is in the Heritage area... More 

Thank sajju82
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum teaches you a lot of information about the culture and heritage of the Islamic people. Learn about how the celebrate and how the dressed in the early days.

Thank TravelAdventuresKay
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only have Dubai Museum to compare with and Sharjah Heritage wins hands down. It is very detailed, with lots of artifacts, arranged nicely. But it is very quiet, indicating maybe they can do more to promote it. Perfect glimpse into local history and tradition from the ancient times (ie. before oil).

Thank DXBHackett
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is dedicated to the distinctive customs of Sharjah. It is a true eye opener to the traditions of the area. Take a look at the Proverbs and see if you can give an answer. How would you know about the treats and Hag Al Layla without stopping to read the panels in the museum? Did you know that... More 

Thank Valerie J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see a sample of Arabian old life style.It is nice and cultural place.You can join with kids and let them to see.

Thank Sahar B
New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

It is one of our tour stop. I think it is better than Dubai museum or any heritage center in Dubai to understand their culture. Many exhibition to show their daily life from those tools they used for healing during ancient time, wedding outfit, to the belt carry bullets.....

1 Thank tanje1
East Wenatchee, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

We spent quite a bit of time in this great cultural museum which contained many dioramas of life in the Oman and artifacts.

1 Thank Blondedawg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This museum was an optional part of a tour we were on. Glad to have neglected some shopping time next door to spend more time in this museum. Nice selection of artifacts and literature on display. Gained some knowledge of the culture of Sharjah

Thank Aja T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

1) the tickets are quite cheap and the guards quite co-operative to help find the way around. The artifacts look well preserved and help look back at history.

1 Thank shekchilly09
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

I have only visited during Sharjah heritage days, when this area comes alive with events, performances and exhibitions. I nice experience

Thank flysaidfish

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