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Qasr Al Hosn

Al Hosn Zayed The First St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 800 724
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Al Hosn Zayed The First St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 800 724
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a new museum in the original Fort of the ruling family. It tells the story and history of the development of Abu Dhabi and it's people. Very interesting location, artefacts and modern depictions using holograms etc, Well worth seeing

Thank PASP123
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Well... it was a little of a futile trip to take a look at this marvellous building. Unfortunately, for us, the city does not indicate the fort is under construction. We were not the only ones around trying to get in, found at least another...More

Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We will definitely visit this museum which explains how a small pearl trading fort became a financial World power.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

For a real authentic experience about learning the roots of this emirate, make sure you visit this venue during the 3 day period that it is open to the public. The bazaar, museum and live demonstrations of how things used to be make you forget...More

Thank Ryan-Adam B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Qasr al-Hosn is the oldest stone building in the city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. The fort is closed for renovation but the exhibition center is open. Its free to the public too!

Thank Puha P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

While being in Abu Dhabi, I had the chance to visit the Qasr Al Hosn Festival. The festival is taking place for some days inside the fort and represents the Arabian culture with music, dance, food and attractions. If you get the chance, don't miss...More

1  Thank T.K. G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We took a taxi to this are to see the fort, the oldest building in Abu Dhabi. Unfortunately it and much of the surrounding area currently being renovated and extended, but there is a relatively new exhibition on the site that was open and provided...More

Thank Gogocar
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very interesting to visit, looking at the transition from the past to today, also the old town exhibited

Thank lordlindsay
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Is not really famous, located in the city center, you will get in touch will the Emirates history, it will take abput one hour.

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Excellent heritage place to visit in Abu Dhabi, shows the heritage and culture as well as past history

Thank nisamcb
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21 December 2015|
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Response from Driller_ABK | Reviewed this property |
Not open to the public apart from on the festival days. Be aware that the festival and the Qasr you visit there was built in the 1980s. The real one is a royal palace and I wouldnt try and get in there!!!
15 March 2015|
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Response from giannispaldi | Reviewed this property |
This is an annual event. And only for ten Days. Sorry.
Scott M
23 December 2014|
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Response from yavuzIstanbul | Reviewed this property |
No breakfast and meals as this is more like a cultural exibition. Special festivals they provide Emirati food and dates but not on a normal visit day .Dubai has a place called Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Centrre which has a... More