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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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 Dubai and new is totally different some what cultural difference has been same but today’s life it has been overcome
by specialty sector total Morden conception!