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Maritime Museum

Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 3999
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Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 3999
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Reviewed yesterday

An ideal place to visit to learn of Sharjah’s most interesting marine stories and explore the Emirate's rich marine heritage which was collected and documented by Sharjah inhabitants. among its many exhibits are Al Qasimiyah" ship docked in the marina, directly outside the museum building....More

Thank xannie a
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took our 11year old son here last Friday. Although the museum is small it is very well laid out with a huge amount of knowledge to be gained. All the displays were well presented and told so much about the maritime history of the...More

Thank LiDubai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must visit for those who are interested in knowing about the culture of UAE. Excellent staff and we have to read out to kids for them to understand.

Thank ashandreandrew
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Small but informative about the life in the Arabian Gulf before the discovery of oil and there connections with the sea

Thank babafly2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The ancient traditions of pearl diving and the sea routes that enriched this region are truly reflected in this museum.... perched in a remote corner of Sharjah, this is a must visit

Thank Ashok I
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I know so little about this fascinating country. Every time I visit I'm surprised. This museum has a captivating exhibit about the pearl trade. My 5 year old grandson must have said, "Cool!" twenty times during our visit. The country has changed at lightning speed....More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

well presented rather small maritime museum right across from Sharjah Aquarium easily accessible, good parking nearby exhibits are good and well-presented, but nothing extra: sailboat (actual and scale models), wax figures in life-like situation worth the visit

Thank Gabr_Docker
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The maritime museum features exhibits on Sharjah's maritime history, pearling, and merchant sailing boats. There are models of local boats, with a full-scale pearling boat. Model enthusiasts and kids fascinated with boats will really enjoy this. My favorite part was seeing all the various tools...More

Thank MandanaJames
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Maritime museum is located just next to the aquarium. It has a lot of information on the dhow boats , pearl fishing and trade done at sharjah port . Yes i went there with friends and the kids enjoyed trying to balance the goods...More

Thank TheNoelbaba
Reviewed 14 February 2017

when you go there, you will see some details of the past of this region and how people was earning, as well as will talk about major section of there life related to the sea. when you go you can take kids, they will love...More

Thank ABscuba
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