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Umm Al Quwain Fort

Umm Al Quwain Bazaar, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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Learned About UAQ in this decent Fort Museum

The best plans are the one's which are not planned, we were visiting UAQ beach with friends and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taz9387
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nice quiet place to get some local history

Umm Al Quwain Fort (which is also the local historical museum), is near the tip of the UAQ... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Dean S
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Umm Al Quwain Bazaar, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is a museum combined with Fort. A small but very well preserved museum. It is well maintained and gives a small glimpse into the history of Arabs in UAQ in olden times. Just next to this museum there is archeological museum also free of...More

1  Thank VnJosey
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Surrounded by old cannons and stuffs like old vehicles etc. Surely a nice place for those who are interested in these stuffs

1  Thank nadeemaflah
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I guess this is ranked number 2 since there isn't really anything else to boast about around there. This is just one of those over hyped places.

Thank Amith G
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Visited here and went aqll around. Surrounded by old cannons and second-hand British Armoured Vehicles outside, muskets and Lee-Enfields inside. Amazed by how cool it was even withot air-con; had to push the staff to accept a donation for some free Tourism Ministry postcards. Some...More

1  Thank Nigel 'Steff' P
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