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Maritime Museum

Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 3999
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Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 3999
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, very educational and informative related to the history of UAE and how they use to do sea diving for pearls their culture ( don’t miss this video). Next to museum is aquarium where u can witness real sea water fish aquarium which unique in...More

Thank samiulla_mukaddam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bijou museum, with many old dhows - (there used to be dozens of different types in operation) - and many beautiful scale models of others. Plus artefacts from the fishing industry, in the days when people used to make their fish-traps from palm-fronds; and...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Located at Husband avenue, Sharjah , the maritime museum is single big hall with free entry and quite well led our artifacts. It shows the maritime roots of the Emirates and the sea going life in the gulf, especially about the pearl diving and trade.

3  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Located right next to the Sharjah Aquarium, the museum has a single vast showroom where the visitor can appreciate several models of ancient Arabic boats and a very illustrative story of the early pearls exploitation on the emirate of Sharjah shores. It is a remarkable...More

Thank corrysp
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It's free entry if you bought the tickets of aquarium next door to it we spent around 30 minutes it's one Hall but having nice collection of ships and boat history in the region The kids like it

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 27 July 2017

An ideal place to visit to learn of Sharjah’s most interesting marine stories and explore the Emirate's rich marine heritage which was collected and documented by Sharjah inhabitants. among its many exhibits are Al Qasimiyah" ship docked in the marina, directly outside the museum building....More

Thank xannie a
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We took our 11year old son here last Friday. Although the museum is small it is very well laid out with a huge amount of knowledge to be gained. All the displays were well presented and told so much about the maritime history of the...More

Thank LiDubai
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

It's a must visit for those who are interested in knowing about the culture of UAE. Excellent staff and we have to read out to kids for them to understand.

Thank ashandreandrew
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Small but informative about the life in the Arabian Gulf before the discovery of oil and there connections with the sea

Thank babafly2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The ancient traditions of pearl diving and the sea routes that enriched this region are truly reflected in this museum.... perched in a remote corner of Sharjah, this is a must visit

Thank Ashok I
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