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Umm Al Quwain Fort

Umm Al Quwain Bazaar, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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Small, lovely fort with classic looks, must see when in UAQ

This small fort has a classic shape of the Gulf forts, and looks great as if it was a miniature. It... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Krzysztof D
via mobile
Nice, small with a lot of details

Based at the old town area the Fort, museum and the archeological museum. Former live of a sheikh... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
borgy2015
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Hannover, Germany
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  • Average16%
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Umm Al Quwain Bazaar, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This small fort has a classic shape of the Gulf forts, and looks great as if it was a miniature. It houses the UAQ museum and someone thought that maybe it would be a good idea to place a tank in front of it! Well,...More

Thank Krzysztof D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Based at the old town area the Fort, museum and the archeological museum. Former live of a sheikh is shown in a lot of rooms at the house. More details you only can read at the flyer you get free of charge. You have to...More

Thank borgy2015
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Overseeing the old city and the port creek, the mud fort with rounded towers and tall walls house the small museum of the little Emirate of Umm Al-Quwain. The exhibits are just reflecting the local history and culture, especially the artifacts from the nearby archaeological...More

3  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Was here about 15 years ago with very young children and fell in love with the loving restoration, detail and clear presentation of artifacts and info. Went back just yesterday as we are visiting Dubai, and arrived just before closing, but the kind man at...More

Thank salehfam
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The best plans are the one's which are not planned, we were visiting UAQ beach with friends and stumbled upon this fort museum. it is in a quiet place, near the beach and on saturday it was only us in the museum. The fort itself...More

Thank Taz9387
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Umm Al Quwain Fort (which is also the local historical museum), is near the tip of the UAQ peninsula. It is very low key with small displays dedicated to various aspects of local history. Where many museums tend to overwhelm you with the number of...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I visited the Umm Al-Qaiwain Fort/Museum during a drive up the west coast of the UAE. It was well-signposted and easy to find. When we visited, there were only two other visitors and the entry fee of AED 8 (GBP 2) for...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The fort has been completely restored, although I'm not all together sure the rough cement slurry the walls have been coated with can be considered to be similar to the original. The exhibits are pretty good and potentially really interesting. On the down side, very...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is a quite but an amazing place for the history lovers. Recommended to visit during off peak timing to spend sometime to get the most out from your visit.

Thank Jazzi121
Reviewed 28 June 2016

history lovers will love it.so beautiful in it s well preserved nature.visited in 2003, with friends. visitors can learn some more of arabic culture and history. recommended to everybody who visits Emirates.

1  Thank kiwisOnTheGo
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