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Dubai Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Al Fahidi St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Al Souk Al Kabir
+971 4 353 1862
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect city, an example ir good behavior for other countries. People who know How to live happyly and in peace

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank fplsimas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This trip along the creek to the Souk was magical. A real trip back in time watching the activities on the creek.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kathryn Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and informative and importantly mostly underground away from the heat. I'm not a massive museum fan, but I did enjoy this one. It's relatively small and has a lot of visitors so it's a little congested, but a welcome change to visit old...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Amurray4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice museum that utilises dioramas to depict life in the Emirates , and how they persevere. You can spend one hour here. But be wary to deal with many picture taking tour groups . See how it came that in the Middle...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained museum to visit and rich in history. The souvenir shop may be a bit costly but it is worth to get at least a memento. The surrounding area is also a must see place for everyone.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cydc2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dubai Museum takes you back in time how UAE has survived as desert city and developed into an ultra modern city. Take a sneak peek into the culture, history, science and everything from the past time. Fantastic place to visit. Spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vishal R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most interesting museums that I have ever visited - it is well laid out and explains a lot of the history of Dubai - it is quite small and you could see everything within an hour if you are in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to Dubai museum tells you almost everything there is to know about this beautiful city. The paintings, the preserved artifacts and all.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank walkerf79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The courtyard exhibits were very helpful in learning to understand the life of a nomad dweller in the desert. The galleries helped bring us through from that time to the present day. A well laid-out museum with many different exhibits. Great for children as well....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Seafergie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was fascinating to read about Old Dubai and its interesting history. Entry fees are reasonable and the respite from the heat is heavenly! The displays are not interactive but the information is clear and easy to understand. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barb C
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Response from 388alaks | Reviewed this property |
Yes I saw it with all concentration and interest and it was really interesting to know how Dubai changed over to petroleum export and never looked back it’s really very interesting story how they use to live before the old... More
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Response from Markispurs | Reviewed this property |
Yes very safe, Dubai is one of the safest city’s I have been in.