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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

this jewel in the uae is a definite visit .a beautiful palace in the town of ALAIN.plenty of history in this palace.

Thank riazb48
Reviewed 16 July 2018

nice and informative visit on a very hot day. great to hide in the museum with air conditioning escaping the heat outside. great to enjoy a cup of Arabic coffee and dates. anyway, besides the daily stuff, this museum actually show many of the artifacts...More

1  Thank johnson21c
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

As a passionate lover of history I always like to visit museums It is located in the center of the city Free entry , there is guided tour Interactive screens And a display of the ancient and nearEmirati history Specially loved their traditional dresses and...More

Thank Maha A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Well kept and well curated the Al Ain National Museum - one of the older museums in the country, gives visitors a very informative and concise educational experience on the history of the country. Contrary to the notion that UAE is all about modernity and...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this museum and thought it would be something like 10 mins done. But there are so many interesting old stuffs. It is great place to learn about UAE culture.

Thank louiszeena
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The oldest museum in the UAE, it tracks the history of Al Ain through a series of interesting displays covering various aspects of local life featuring lifelike human models. Zeroing in on the Bedu people who settled the area, one can easily visualize their lives...More

1  Thank CJW913
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

4 or 5 rooms of ornaments and models of people. Cheap, but not much to see. Everything in Arabic and English. Cool interior.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Free entry to the national Museum of Al Ain, is a palace and is so beautiful and clean, in the entry you have tea and dates (by free) and in the reception they gave us sweets, so interesting to see the historical part of the...More

Thank Beatrizgv
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is just like Al Ain: quaint, clean, and very well-maintained. For AED3 (next to nothing), this is highly-recommended!

Thank amarkoul
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here upon recommendation from a relative. We were expecting just a bunch of old clay pots and rocks, but we were pleasantly surprised to find much more! The museum starts out by showing the traditional side of Al Ain, then...More

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