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Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 January 2013

Well organized museum, the impact of Islam civilization in the development of the word can be seen, as well as the contribution of the scientist in the medical and the scientific filed before centuries. It is better to know the opening time through website.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank FreeAdventurer
Reviewed 10 December 2012

This is a beautiful building, originally a souq, now turned into a museum. It's well laid out with available information. Lots of visuals, timelines, clear explanations. Be sure to get up to the 3rd floor to see the constellations of mosaic in the ceiling.

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Nice museum, interesting collection, spectacular interior without ........ many visitors. Probably is not very know to tourists.

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation is located on the Corniche (Majarrah Waterfront) of Sharjah which is the closest Emirate to Dubai and only a short (less than half an hour) drive from the Creek area of Dubai. If you are going in a taxi, tell...More

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank Foreignforays
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I love history...this is really cool the dubai museum pales in comparison. There's more sharjah reviews here www.yadig.com I found it really helpful

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank Todd S
Reviewed 6 May 2012

A very beautiful museum with a variety of Islamic culture and civilization arts and artifacts. A museum worth visiting.

1  Thank Ali A
Reviewed 30 April 2012

An excellent centre for educating non-Muslims and Muslims about Islam and Islamic history. No expense has been spared in building this centre. Very educational.. Shame there aren't many signs in the locality to direct you to the centre. The locals are oblivious to where it...More

Date of experience: April 2012
2  Thank AfyManchester
Reviewed 29 April 2012

This museum is a great place to learn about the Islamic religion, as well as the cultures where it is predominantly practiced. The museum covered everything, from the process and symbolism behind the Haj to the importance of geometry in art. There are several interactive...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank cakemonster
Reviewed 25 April 2012

This Museum looks like a mix of Museum of Islamic Technology in Istanbul (when it comes to presenting the achievements of Islamic scientists - however on a smaller scale than in the Istanbul one) and Institut de Monde Arabe in Paris (when it comes to...More

Date of experience: April 2012
2  Thank Carbo1960
Reviewed 18 April 2012

I can't recall if there was a ticket to get in, if there was it was very small amount.. I took my family - kids (boys 10,12) got bored but my wife and I really enjoyed it. There are some great artefacts in the museum....More

Date of experience: May 2011
2  Thank zakia633
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Response from alifiak | Reviewed this property |
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Richard C
14 April 2016|
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Response from RogerLowestoft | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Not much to add from the other comments, I would suggest you try and get there early and miss the queue's. Enjoy
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