15 Museums in United Arab Emirates that you should visit - With photos & details

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15 Museums to explore in United Arab Emirates

Federetaion of seven states that has been to one of the Middle East's most important economic centres. Since oil exports began in 1962, the country's society and economy have been transformed for the better. Since the UAE has diversified and has become a regional trading and tourism hub

Ajman MuseumAl Bustanليوارة 1 - Ajman - United Arab Emirates

The museum is on the east side of the central square in Al Bustan area. Ajman Museum is the emirate’s preeminent gallery outlining life as it once was. The 18th-century fort served as the ruler’s house until 1970, then it turned into a museum.

Al Fahidi Historical NeighbourhoodDubai - United Arab Emirates

Also known as Al Bastakiya, it is a historic district in Dubai consisting of several rt studios and museums.

Al Hisn Fort MuseumSharjah - United Arab Emirates

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.

Al Mahatta MuseumAl Estiqlal St,Al Qasimia Area, Opp Sharjah Mega Mall - Al QasimiaAl Mahatah - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

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 ShindaghaBur DubaiAl Shindagha - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

It is a neighborhood in the historical center of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates that was built in the 1830s and was the home of the ruler of Dubai- H.H. Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. The area opened to the public as a museum, and the most important landmark is the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House.

Emirates National Auto MuseumSouth of Abu Dhabi, Hamim Road, Off E11, Al Dhafra - Al Bihouth - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Located in Al Dhafra region about 45 kilometers south of Abu Dhabi city, it has collections of around 200 cars include off-road vehicles, classic American cars, an 1885 steam-powered Mercedes, and the world’s biggest truck.

Etihad Museum1 Jumeirah St - Al Mina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The Etihad Museum is a museum in Dubai that collects, preserves, and shows the heritage of the United Arab Emirates within the areas of social, political, social, logical, and military history. The formation of the United Arab Emirates as a country took place within the area that forms the museum today.

Fujairah MuseumFujairah - United Arab Emirates

This archaeology and local history museum in Fujairah City near Fujairah Fort was opened in the early 1990s. It has sections exhibiting the cultural and traditional history of the local people and various collections such as weapons, arrowheads, costumes, carnelian, and other things related to fishing, pottery, trade, and agriculture.

Louvre Abu DhabiSaadiyat Cultural District - Saadiyat Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

The largest art museum in the Arabian peninsula. The museum is part of a thirty-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government.

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah​​​Al Hisn Rd - RAK City - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates

It was a former palace of emarite ruling family the Royal Al Qasimi Family until the early 1960s. It exhibits artefacts relating to natural history, pearl diving, farming and fishing, weapons belonging to the ruling family, crafts of previous centuries and other archaeology artefacts.

Sharjah Art MuseumAl Shuwaihean - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

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 Museum of Islamic CivilizationAl SharqAl Mujarrah - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

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.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque CenterSheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St - أبو ظبي - United Arab Emirates

The largest mosque in United Arab Emirates. Plans for the mosque was approved late president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who wanted to establish a structure that would unite the cultural diversity of the Islamic world with the historical and modern values of architecture and art. His final resting place is located on the grounds adjacent to the complex.

The Founder’s MemorialAbu Dhabi - Al Ras Al Akhdar - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

The Founder's Memorial is a monument and visitor centre in the capital and it is a memorial to H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first President of the United Arab Emirates who died in 2004. Zayed was the driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates, becoming the Union's first President which he held around 33 years.

The Third LineStreet 6 - Al Quoz 3 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Art gallery that represents contemporary Middle Eastern artists locally, regionally and internationally. The gallery also hosts non-profit, alternative programs to increase interest and dialogue in the region.