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Maritime Museum

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Address: Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 (6) 5693999
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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$50*
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Tour of Sharjah Aquarium and Maritime Museum
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Very good museum & location

Beautiful setting. Nice modern architecture of the building, very nice museum with lots of information displayed in a very interesting way shedding light on the history of Sharjah... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
Mylene_Laurent
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most wonderful museum housing real life sizes replica of ships of ancient times used by UAE to trade, fishing, etc..Nicely maintained and a lot of hard work taken in to shape up this place.

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Thank Shailesh D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is located besides sharjah aquarium. Pretty nice infographics and items on display. Nice place to visit for an evening to spend with family and friends esp small children.

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Thank Hassandoc90
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Beautiful setting. Nice modern architecture of the building, very nice museum with lots of information displayed in a very interesting way shedding light on the history of Sharjah and the sea. Again a very good effort from Sharjah / Shurooq to promote the culture.

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Thank Mylene_Laurent
Patna, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Collection of nice illustrations about past pearl industry and boat making techniques. Very interesting and useful for kids educational purpose too. It has a game called load the ship, which gives insight of load balancing in cargo loading.

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Thank Neeraj K
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Genuine and fascinating display of technology of the maritime merchant and fishing boats in the Arabian gulf area and the wider commercial region. I wish I would have spent a longer time to read and listen to all media info properly.

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Thank WexTex
Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Compare to maritime museums around the world, this one is quite small. It talks about the dhow history and pearl culture of the region. The entry fee is less but it is good if you combine along with the aquarium, which is co-located, so as to get a good deal.

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Thank shekchilly09
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Sharing the location with Sharjah aquarium, Sharjah maritime museum is worth seeing. You can view the history, maritime culture and heritage of Sharjah. If you couple the ticket with Sharjah aquarium, you save money as well... Wheel chair provided free of cost for the disabled and is wheel chair accessible...

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Thank drmohamedroshan
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

A lovely new facility with artifacts of the Golf's maritime heritage on display. Very interesting and informative. Not ideal for grabby small children (maybe just mine....) but there is a playground outside for them if you decide to go anyway!

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Thank Hanna M
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Aquarium and Museum in same locations its good and entrance fees are 25AED per person. Museum is good with visual explanations and good presentations

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Thank Raghunath R
Oulu, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The content of this museum leads us to the life of fishermen, as well as catching pearls. When you buy a ticket, you will get in to both places, this maritime museum and aquarium. Outside of this museum is also a play ground for kids.

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