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Sharjah Heritage Museum

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Address: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 6 568 0006
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Neat Cultural find

This museum was an optional part of a tour we were on. Glad to have neglected some shopping time next door to spend more time in this museum. Nice selection of artifacts and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2016
Aja T
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East Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We spent quite a bit of time in this great cultural museum which contained many dioramas of life in the Oman and artifacts.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This museum was an optional part of a tour we were on. Glad to have neglected some shopping time next door to spend more time in this museum. Nice selection of artifacts and literature on display. Gained some knowledge of the culture of Sharjah

Thank Aja T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

1) the tickets are quite cheap and the guards quite co-operative to help find the way around. The artifacts look well preserved and help look back at history.

Thank shekchilly09
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I have only visited during Sharjah heritage days, when this area comes alive with events, performances and exhibitions. I nice experience

Thank flysaidfish
Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I first visited The Calligraphy Centre in Sharjah in January 2014 and have just visited again April 30 2016. The hospitality and experience is something not to be missed. I can't wait to visit again when next staying in UAE. I would like to spend at least half a day in this area next time.

Thank Someotherland
Beechgrove, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Sharjah, one of the Emirates of the United Arab Emirates, is a complex society to the westerner and most of us know little of its history. The Heritage Museum offers a window into that society of today and an understanding of the historical events that brought it fully into a modern, thriving economy. Exhibits, with full descriptions nicely keyed to... More 

Abu Dhabi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

My gorgeous wife Bernie and I had the opportunity to visit the Sharjah Heritage Museum in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE. The museum is housed in a building that is too small in size. We were with a small group of people and when combined with other tour groups it became too crowded. The museum had quite a number of... More 

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Sunshine Coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The heritage village is still in development and most of the activities are in the evenings. We visited during the day and were impressed by the interpretive displays and range of things on offer. It's a bit spread out and hard to navigate (get a map for the information area) but this is part of the development stage, and I... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

I especially liked the Calligraphy exhibit. Also the Ceramic exhibit. It is easy to wander around and see all the exhibits.

Thank Jan_Polatschek
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The Sharjah Museums Department was established in 2006 by His Highness the Ruler as an independent government department affiliated to the Ruler’s Office. The Sharjah Museums Department oversees and links the current and future museums of Sharjah. The Sharjah Museums cover the arts, Islamic culture and history, heritage and history of Sharjah and the region, archaeology, science, children’s learning and... More 

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