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Dubai Museum

34 St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 1862
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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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  • Average17%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
34 St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
+971 4 353 1862
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Dubai for 4 nites and 3 days after a hot, 2-weeks Iran visit. Dubai in September is hot and humid. I am came to Dubai to see the incredible development of a small country (former Trucial State of the British Empire; so...More

Thank Donald D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is deceptively large as most of the exhibit space is underground. Show lots of the Dubai prior to the current opulent era. View and judge for yourself.

Thank yellowpixels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not fan of museums but this was blown me away. They made everything so alive. You can see figures in house how they lived before ,how they learned etc..Very nice! Definitely recommend!

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dubai museum is the wonderful and nice to see two time. I was very surprise how they make this museum and look after for many years. Need to see every trip of Dubai .

Thank Manojkumar G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for a look around, there was no tour guide and it was in sections - didn't take long but at only 3dirham you don't mind.

1  Thank lindagP8494KQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tiny museum located in the Old Dubai area. Not much to see. 30 min tops activity. A summary of Dubai culture

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you can learn about the rich history of Dubai up to present time. The exhibits are wonderful and the information is thorough. Plan to spend some time here to absorb the cultural importance of this interesting country.

Thank DudesAdrift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, but shows everything, from the beginning till now! Was exactly I expected to learn and remember!

2  Thank mariyanausa59
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend starting your Dubai trip from the Dubai museum. It really provides you deep insight into how the city came up right out of the sands. I am really glad that I visited the place. We all get mesmerized by the city of Dubai...More

Thank nirajshrestha44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a wider tour and hence we only got about 30 minutes to have a look around. Although quite small what we did see was quite interesting. I think a couple of hours would be more than enough to have a...More

Thank pilsworth46
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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22 August 2017|
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Response from Sangeetha M | Reviewed this property |
It takes around 1 hour or more to see around..Depends on ur interest in the place....
22 August 2017|
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Response from wgalicaya | Reviewed this property |
yes there are a lot of resto nearby. there's also a convenience store or if you prefer fine dining, there is also a resto nearby. you will likely spent an hour for this or less.
Selven C
27 March 2017|
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Response from Harrison-Platton | Reviewed this property |
Buy it at the entrance.