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Sharjah Heritage Museum

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Address: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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The museum is not huge but has a lot of information that will educate you on the local culture. Reserve about 60-75 minutes to tour the museum.

Reviewed 22 March 2017
walid m
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit, very nice and well laid out exhibition. Reception with water, dates and coffee.

Thank BibiJans
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The museum is not huge but has a lot of information that will educate you on the local culture. Reserve about 60-75 minutes to tour the museum.

Thank walid m
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

small, but informative museum with the usual items of wax figures in life-like situations, photos, historical facts, etc great way to spend an hour in Sharjah situated in the old town area with its charm recommended

Thank Gabr_Docker
Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We weren't sure what to expect, we ran into the museum as we were sightseeing. We're so glad we went! We were greeted with a traditional cup of Arabic coffee and dates (please partake--it is really a customary tradition of welcoming). The museum is small but contain so much written and oral history. There are many artifacts and I learned... More 

Thank badkittyj
Saint Cloud, Florida
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Small museum, but gives you a glimpse of Sharajah before the buildings. It is part of the Heart of Sharjah location.

Thank Davistravels
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Worthwhile visit of Museum featuring life in the UAE 100+ years ago. Show how people lived and survived the climate and conditions of the Arabian Gulf.

Thank Bert V
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Heritage Museum of Sharjah has displays that trace UAE’s history, rich culture and traditions. The various themes on display here are: history, landscape, lifestyle, traditional knowledge, livelihood, and oral traditions. It is a small museum and can be covered between half an hour to one hour. The themes are done in detail, the props arranged well, so the tour across... More 

Thank indranishares
Goa, India
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great place to get introduced to the Arab Culture through the items of everyday use, through rituals and customs.

Thank AnuradhaGoyal
Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It's a small museum compared with the one we visited earlier in Sharjah on Islamic civilization but it serves as a reminder of the culture and heritage of the inhabitants of this region. There were very few visitors there, so one can browse freely.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This a a great place to visit if you want to learn about the local culture. This area has about 4 museums and you can get a combined ticket for all four for a reasonable price. The heritage museum is a great place to learn about the history of Sharjah and the way of living in the past. It's is... More 

Thank Sultana N

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