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Reviewed 1 week ago

I could've skipped this all together. Not really a must see for me. recreated village since there is not one in Abu Dhabi. Everything is new.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trvlchnnl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the Heritage Center was relatively unimpressive, it provided us with a glimpse into the interesting history behind this city and the UAE. We spent about an hour here and it was worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend time qith the family! Young kids or older generations alike will enjoy lical hospitality and global traditions. Lots of entertainment, food outlets and heritage in one place. Big fountain, fireworks and parades with traditional dances and music!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 999deniseo
Reviewed 15 December 2018

This was part of a 4 hour private tour; it is very small area but you get a good idea of how basic things used to be. This is the reason why I review it to encourage you to go here. There is one area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

A great look back into the life of the Sheik and the development of Abu Dhabi. Interesting personal effects on display. Also history of the postal system, police and oil. No entry fee and not crowded.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shapeup48
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

This place is good for learning the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi. You can see a glimpse of their past and traditions. In addition, you will also enjoy some of the specialties, souveniers, food, etc of other countries through their designated shops. Kids will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Zayed Heritage Center is a very well maintained place. Lot to learn about UAE here. Many historical facts displayed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I enjoyed it here, the gentleman in the 'Dagger Shop' is very friendly and took a selfie! Very welcoming, I would recommend a visit here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alisoncaitinrua
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Do not miss this glimpse into the fascinating life of Sheikh Zayed and the stories that tell of the birth of the UAE. It's free to get in and there are smalal rooms showing documentaries of the rise of the nation - most interesting in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindakelly007
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It’s a shame that the effort made to recreate the old village has been a failure. It only manages to provide a great number of stall holders to peddle their goods at ridiculous prices. There was one poor camel tied up, in a high fenced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tahemin D
18 October 2018|
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Response from JoyB1122 | Reviewed this property |
No soap. Go to the indoor souk across from mall. You’ll find lots of soap there.
8 March 2018|
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Response from TravellingRachel | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Fridays and weekend. We travelled with driver/guide down from Ajman so sorry can't help with directions. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and also suggest you have a look at the centre's website
29 January 2018|
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Response from RobertJohnDean | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so