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Ras Al Khaimah National Museum

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Address: Rak City, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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+971 7 233 3411
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Private Full-Day Ras Al Khaimah Guided City Tour
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Museums are always a wealth of information regarding the history of the area and this was no exception. Learned much about the northernest Emirate.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
Barbara B
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who wants to know how the Emirate was in the past centuries, as well as up to the mid 20th century, has to visit this museum. A must for the tourist willing to really know Ras Al Khaimah

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Ras Al Khaimah and wonder what is there to see.. this is definitely one of the top 5 things. The museum is well appointed, informative and reveals picturesque views from the rooftop (the rooftop is definitely a must see. The entrance to it is not the easiest to find but it is worth it).

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Thank Nadya K
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Museums are always a wealth of information regarding the history of the area and this was no exception. Learned much about the northernest Emirate.

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Thank Barbara B
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is an interesting place to visit as it shows about the area. Also it was one of the old residences of the Late HH Sheikh Saqr Alqasimi the late Ruler of Ras al khaimah. A lot work should be done and a lot more attention has to be given to improve the quality and information of the displays and... More 

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Thank samir27863
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We like the museum, full of historic information on the very old civilization. We learn the route they travel in the old days. How they travel and places they stop over. The museum is not big but it is enough for my kids to learn about the history of the city.

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Thank Azlinda_Aziz
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The museum has no guide so please be sure to push open any door that is unlocked, that is where the exhibits are hidden. Informative so please do spend time reading It is kind of neglected in my point of view but it is interesting to know a little about RAK over the exhibits and and write-ups Climb up to... More 

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Thank Qingli H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The staff had endeavored to present the artifacts well, and the air conditioning in the display rooms really helped on a hot day. The old fort was interesting but there was not any information about it - it was all about local archeology and artifacts. Very cheap entrance price.

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Thank Alison T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Museum charge was 5AED per person. After paying admission, I was left to my own, to figure out where to go, what to see, etc. Staff disinterested in assisting clients. Facility needs to cleaned and painted, with a guide available to answer any questions Rooms were dark and not clean

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It is the national muesum of Ras Al Khaimah. Reach of old and modern history like knives, jars, gems, and sea equipments. I recommend to have some videos and more photos. Recommended when you are in R.A.K

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very simple museum, you won't need a long time to go round but worth seeing all the same. A small charge to get in. Lots of history about the Emirates from the early days. Would be incredible to visit some of the areas that they mention but it was summer and too hot.

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