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Bait-al-Naboodah Museum

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Address: Al Boorj Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 6 568 1738
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Great place to find out how locals lived

Love this house and typical arabic decore. Great place to take your guests. This is not crowded and is a hidden gem

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2016
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Love this house and typical arabic decore. Great place to take your guests. This is not crowded and is a hidden gem

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Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The Museum is right in the Heart of Sharjah and shows us the life in olden times. You get to know about thatched houses, kitchen and other utensils, household items of old times etc. Al Hisn Museum and other historical and cultural places are nearby! Buzzing streets of Rolla with lots of business and commercial establishments are nearby. There is... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

At the moment, this building is under full renovation and would be open to public in mid 2016. this building is one of the famous buildings in the city of Sharjah.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

nice place to understnad how people used to live in UAE. Kides will enjoy the place and toure guid is not need

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

I visited this old house just after the Museum of Islamic Civilization. It is walking distance and located in the Heritage area of Sharjah. They had a local exhibition going on while I was there. Some of the art was a bit too abstract for my taste, but I did enjoy seeing the architecture of the building itself. Entrance was... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

We did a long and warm walk from the Blue Souk to this Museum, only to find it closed for renovations. So call ahead before you go to be sure it is operating. Also interesting was that there was no signage indicating this was a museum, until you get close to the entrance. We walked around the entire building befor... More 

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Kozhikode, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

again a nice place to visit and understand about the culture.... how well these are maintained... do not have to travel a lot to reach from other attractive places..

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Sharjah may not be everyone's top destination to visit in the Middle East, which is a great shame as it has much to offer the culture vulture. This museum is excellently organised - leading visitors on a linear journey through the emirate from early pearl diving, through the customs and etiquette of jewellery, the offering of coffee and wedding rituals,... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

loads of things to see and do, but there was a cultural festival taking place during my visit, so i cannot comment about other times

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

Lots of separate heritage buildings to explore, and excavation and restoration is still going on. Interesting to see that they converted the old fashion hanging kerosene lamps to accept compact fluorescents. There is also a small plantation of palm trees on the site. This visit to Sharjah is free and is included in the two-day HOHO pass from Dubai.

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