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Al Mahatta Museum

Centre Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 573 3079
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Centre Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 573 3079
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did not expect a lot, but were more than impressed with the museum. A large collection. We learned a lot of new information and the aircraft hangar was the highlight. There is access to old aircrafts, and even a chance to enter the cabin...More

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A very nice museum about the earliest aviation history of the UAE. Old planes are displayed in one hangar and cut-away cockpit is available for viewing and you can also sit on it and wonder how pilots manage those hundred of buttons and dial controls....More

Thank KrissSantes
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Definitely a must do if you are an aviation nut! The museum was the old airport and still retains the old control tower, and have a few vintage aircraft on display which is difficult to find in this day and age, however this is about...More

Thank kevinyhli
Reviewed 23 September 2017

من المتاحف المفضلة لدي في الإمارات، أصبت بالدهشة عندما رأيت المتحف للمرة الأولى ربما لصغر المساحة ولكن بعد أن تجولت في المكان استوعبت أكثر كيف كان المطار، الجميل في المتحف تواجد الطائرات التي تواجدت في المطار في السابق، وكذلك قمرة القيادة التي يسمح للزائر بدخولها،...More

Thank MaithaAlsu
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Had a Quick Visit here as had some time left in Immigration Department nearby. It has a very Big hall depicting Old Planes and Cockpit and Comet Plane, then you have Aviation museum History , Flying technique History , A Small Section on Birds &...More

Thank Saurabh M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This airport was built in the form of a fort by the British and used to be far from the city. Now it is surrounded by skyscrapers. The building is still all there and a museum has been added with many genuine old plane and...More

Thank raybon56
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Al-Mahatta Museum commonly known as the aviation musem of sharjah is a well maintained museum with sevaral old model aircrafts. Its a great library for aviation enthusiasts. The museum building is the first airport in United Arab Emirates, maintained by Royal Airforce. The RAF used...More

Thank Nidish M
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great place to learn about the aviation history of UAE. The oldest airport in the Middle East was converted to this museum. You can see some of the earliest planes to have landed here. And learn about the science of flight too/

1  Thank Santosh K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The first airport in the UAE was built on the hard salt sand flats in Sharjah. Built in the 1930s this airport was a refueling stop on the long flights from UK to India and beyond. At that time it was in the desert about...More

Thank Sallie S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Its a good place to take your Kids out. The place is small and showcase the rich history of the Sharjah Airport. The stand out is the Hanger where there are models of real planes and is very well maintained. There should have been more...More

Thank sajju82
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