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Maritime Museum

Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 3999
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“the pearl” (5 reviews)
“on display” (6 reviews)
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Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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"the pearl"
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"sharjah aquarium"
in 12 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"arabian gulf"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
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"gulf countries"
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"next door"
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"nice collection"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"fishing"
in 13 reviews
"pearls"
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"trade"
in 8 reviews
"ships"
in 6 reviews
"dhows"
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"region"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated right next to aquarium. Interesting place to visit. Entrance was free with my aquarium ticket. Lots of old boats to see and history about the history of fishing in the UAE. Some interactive exhibits for kids. Great place to visit

Thank Eskimo328
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This is a quaint little place that has a fair share of marine creatures on display. If your kids have visited larger water worlds in other cities or even the Atlantis they may find this boring. On the other hand it may be a very...More

Thank RArmstrong2
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Went with one of my grandsons aged 12 and we both found it a good place for learning about some of the local early culture and history. Is not a large museum but it looked like they were expanding. Good displays and worth a visit....More

Thank LiznReg
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

its right next door to the Sharjah aquarium. lots of history detailing Sharjah and the UAE's history of fishing and pearl diving, lots of models of boats on display.

Thank gbegum
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

It tries to recreate the route and history of the UAE trade. looks a bit monotonous but that's how the Museums look like. The place is charmed by the oldest pearl existing, so you might have the pleasure of watching oldest pearl existing in that...More

Thank Aishihm
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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

Good place for people who is interested in marine culture and ancient fishing culture of Emirates. Entrance cost is 25 ARE.

Thank Mohammed S
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Excellent, very educational and informative related to the history of UAE and how they use to do sea diving for pearls their culture ( don’t miss this video). Next to museum is aquarium where u can witness real sea water fish aquarium which unique in...More

Thank samiulla_mukaddam
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

A bijou museum, with many old dhows - (there used to be dozens of different types in operation) - and many beautiful scale models of others. Plus artefacts from the fishing industry, in the days when people used to make their fish-traps from palm-fronds; and...More

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Located at Husband avenue, Sharjah , the maritime museum is single big hall with free entry and quite well led our artifacts. It shows the maritime roots of the Emirates and the sea going life in the gulf, especially about the pearl diving and trade.

3  Thank Inam K
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Located right next to the Sharjah Aquarium, the museum has a single vast showroom where the visitor can appreciate several models of ancient Arabic boats and a very illustrative story of the early pearls exploitation on the emirate of Sharjah shores. It is a remarkable...More

Thank corrysp
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