Visit the Dubai Museum
Updated on Thursday 04th August 2016
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When you visit the Dubai Museum, held in the “Al Fahidi Fort” which was constructed in 1787, the oldest building in the city, you’ll meet colourful dioramas and exhibitions that show everyday life in the days before the discovery of oil.
What can you discover in the Dubai Museum?
The Dubai Museum was opened in 1971 and contains galleries that reconstruct historic mosques, bazaars, date farms, Arab houses and marine and desert life. The tourists can see also interesting artefacts from Asia and Africa, as well as local discoveries from numerous archaeological diggings that date back to the third millennium BC.
The guests of Dubai Museum "Al Fahidi Fort" have the chance learn many interesting things about the old history of Dubai that related with different people and cultures through history. Tourists will get familiar with the different backgrounds of urban and rural lives in Dubai, whether they are coastal, desert, mountain, agricultural or marine life.
Rare and original monuments, diagrams, drawings and samples, audio and video information are distributed all over the wings of the beautiful exhibition hall. Also, the travellers can discover old weapons, pottery, tombs, urban communities and buildings.
The wing of Dubai between the past and the present shows complete examples that reflect the market atmosphere, the shops, the merchants and also the goods sold in those ancient periods. There is also the traditional home and masjid wing, the oasis wing, desert, story of the water and desert at night.
A visit to Dubai Museum, a memory for a lifetime
All visitors will be amazed by the astronomy and natural phenomena wing, along with the sea wing, where they will discover how the ship equipment was made and how people were searching for pearls in the Arabian Gulf.
A visit to Dubai Museum "Al Fahidi Fort" offers a chance to learn about the history of city, which gives an impression that Dubai's current expansion, innovation and difference are only a continuation of a trip of an exclusive and famous civilization that was exposed to different cultures and people.
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