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Dubai Museum

Opens in 24 min: 08:30 - 20:30
Open today: 08:30 - 20:30
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This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 20:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Al Fahidi St | Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Al Souk Al Kabir
+971 4 353 1862
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Reviewed today

I really like this museum because it give a good explanation of how was the life in the recent past, in this side of the world. -The amount of tourists visiting the museum is increasing and there is no enough toilet facilities to serve the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mimi M
Reviewed today via mobile

Dubai Museum is nice pkc to understand the living style of old Emirati peaople. The place is celan and has fresh air. You should go down to see more detailed lifestyle. Enjoy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SeniyeY
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to know about the history, background and the path to Metropolitan City that dubai now is this is a must. Costs next to nothing to get in. Doesnt take much of your time either.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pratik s
Reviewed 2 days ago

In a very short time you will visit the old arabian time. Well decorated, nicely presented. History of ancient time will surround you.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Masud_Odvut_Dunia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great museum to see and understand the history behind this great place. A must for all visitors to get a true understanding.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarcZ381
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's important to everyone who visit Dubai to know also his history. At the Dubai Museum you can find the story of old Dubai. Very nice presentation!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anamaria T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you want to know the history behind Dubai then go there. It's ok. Nothing to be wow about. No need to go if history don't interest you. I dint really like it. Was too boring for me.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AshleenR3
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here on a bus tour. It was a basic museum about the history of Dubai. The galleries were quite dark and crowded with many tour buses. The building itself was interesting, being an old fort.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AtlantaDybbuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Dubai Museum along with kids with great anticipation and excitement to see the historical and antique artefacts, however, most of the artefacts were models. The ticket price is awesomely cheap and provides the opportunity to spent few hours before heading to the souks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amitkan200
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is one of the few remaining construction in Dubai dating probably from around 200 years. Very interesting to view the old traditions of the emirates. There should be more light in the interior , it is somehow very dim although no art pieces...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bachir Z
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Tiyo P
15 March 2018|
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Response from PBPG | Reviewed this property |
Is this a question or a review? Yes went underground, 75% of the museum is there..
14 March 2018|
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Yes very safe, Dubai is one of the safest city’s I have been in.
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I was in a group of five men, all from the USA, who just walked around and explored the exhibits in the Museum. It took us about an hour to cover all the floors and display rooms. All the exhibits are very clearly labelled... More