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Al Hisn Fort Museum

Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

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About Al Hisn Fort Museum

Sharjah Fort "Al Hisn" is located on a plaza at the corner of the Heritage District. The fort was originally constructed in 1820 and has served as both a protective facility for the town and as the conventional home of the administering family of Sharjah.


Attractions near Al Hisn Fort Museum

Sharjah Art Museum0.31km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

Sharjah Art Museum is considered as one of the largest museums in the UAE, located in corniche street. There are 72 galleries spread over three floors, with a focus on works by Arab craftsmen from all through the Arab world.

Sharjah Art Foundation0.53km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

The Sharjah Art Foundation is a cultural foundation in the heritage & art area, Al Muriejah Square, it has exhibitions that feature the work of Arab and International artist, also has an appealing list of programs for the young and adults art lovers.

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization0.75km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is a great place to dive into the profound roots of Arab and Islamic culture. Several logical and religious compositions, as well as a collection of Islamic expressions and create work dating from the 7th to the 19th centuries are on display.

Al Mahatta Museum1.68km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

Almahatta fort is in the center of Sharjah, built in 1932 as an airport which was the first in the region and then in 2,000 turned into a museum. It showcases the history of flight in the UAE and the region.

Al Noor Mosque2.66km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

Al Noor Mosque is in Sharjah, located on the Khaled lagoon at the Buhaira Corniche. Built on the classical Ottoman style, this mosque is open to the public, including non-Muslims who can visit it and take a tour.

Al Majaz Waterfront3.49km from Al Hisn Fort Museum

Al Majaz Waterfront is the first place of its kind in the area, located in the heart of the city of Sharjah, Al Majaz Waterfront hosts different concerts, events, and festivals, it also has other attractions like the magnificent musical fountain, mini-golf, a children's playground, and good amount of restaurants and cafes.

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Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the UAE which represents 3.3 percent of the entire landmass of the United Arab Emirates. It is recognized in 1998 as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World by UNESCO. It is known for its landscapes, seascapes, heritage, culture, art, wildlife, sports, beaches on Arabian Gulf and Oman Gulf, shopping, and family activities.