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Sharjah Art Museum

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Address: Bait Al Serkal Al Shuwaiheyn, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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+971 6 568 8222
08:00 - 20:00
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We intended to see an exhibition at another location but were given mis-information so we headed to the Sharjah Art Museum. After a quick bit to eat in the cafe, my grandchildren... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam C
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We intended to see an exhibition at another location but were given mis-information so we headed to the Sharjah Art Museum. After a quick bit to eat in the cafe, my grandchildren (5 & 10) and I explored the exhibits. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming to us. I would love to go back again some day.

Thank Pam C
Minneapolis, MN
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A friend and I enjoyed the museum--the art was interesting as it provided a cultural evolution of art in Sharjah. There is modern, classic and other nice collections to look at. The building is interesting as well. We felt welcomed and would encourage tourists to visit. Nicely done.

Thank badkittyj
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Worth visiting for every art lover. Very unique collections inside a magnificent gallery built by the current Sheikh.

Thank arigatous
Chennai, India
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Its and excellent museum for Art Lovers. But even otherwise the area and building are worth a visit as it is Near the heritage area. Just in front of the museum there are some Heritage building and worth the visit. The collection in the museum is good and I think worth a visit.

Thank sajju82
United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my Friend travelled here from Dubai by car. It took me about 45 minutes to drive and there was free parking at the back of the building. The entrance was a subtle wooden door and we were let in by a kind elderly guard. The museum is fascinating and we stayed for several hours. One floor has very... More 

Thank 88Georgina
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I had an afternoon to spend in Sharjah. I came across the Sharjah Art Museum as an option and decided to give it a try! I am so pleased I did! Firstly, this museum is free. Score! On our visit, the upstairs had local and Arabian artists. There was lovely artwork in all kinds of medium! Took... More 

Thank HarrisonsMommy
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This art museum was a positive surprise with contemporary art. The building it self is interesting and the exhibitions was a really nice experience. There is s small cafe and a small gift shop. Very friendly staff.

Thank Anneli N
Catania, Italy
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I visited the Sharjah Art Foundation on a Sunday afternoon at the beginning of November so there were not many other visitors but the people working there were very nice and helpful. They explained the different exhibitions in excellent English and gave me free little booklets with further information about the artists and the exhibitions so I could walk around... More 

Thank Unicha
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited the Kamal Youssef painting exhibition. Truly excellent. A great artist who still produces his inspiring work at the age of 93. It is on until November 17 so hurry and go and see it. Sharjah is outperforming Dubai with a exposition of this level. Entrance is free.

Thank HPDubai
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We caught the local bus from Dubai to Sharjah and got a taxi to the Art Museum. What a delight, it is an amazing art gallery and a must see for anyone who is interested in contemporary art. Really you must go!

Thank gohomemumbai

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