The Museums of Dubai

The Dubai Museum

Located in the most ancient building of the city, the Al Fahidy Fortress, established in 1787, the Dubai Museum is perhaps one of the most notable in the city. The fortress served as the residence of the governor of the city as well during many periods of history. Today, the museum takes visitors coming from various places around the world to spend their holidays in Dubai to a journey to watch the history of Islamic schools and a live demonstration of the traditional crafts of the country.

The museum opens from 8:30 in the morning until 8:30 in the evening (Saturday to Thursday)

Friday from 2 at noon until 8:30 in the evening.

The Camels’ House

This museum is dedicated to the significant role camels played in the lives of Arabs throughout history. The Camel’s House consists mainly of a wide-open courtyard that was used as a stable for camels. The museum now has many sections illustrating this strong relation between humans and camels especially in the Arabian Peninsula. A large number of tourists who travel to Dubai love to explore such museums.

The Museum opens from 8 in the morning until 2 at noon from Sunday to Thursday.

The Coffee Museum

This museum is dedicated to coffee lovers coming from all over the globe to enjoy a vacation in Dubai. It illustrates the history of coffee and the different approaches of its production. The Coffee Museum shows the specific and dissimilar tools used to produce coffee. Off course, after their tour of the museum, guests can enjoy the best coffee in the world in the cafe of the museum.

The museum opens from 9 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon (Saturday to Thursday)

The Heritage Village

This marvelous museum hosts several traditional Arabian craftsmen including weavers, potters, and tent makers. The Heritage Village focuses on the people who used to live in Dubai and work in or around the sea. This includes sailors who used to search for fish and pearls as the museums interestingly shows diagraphs that demonstrates the production of pearls in the country. There is also the Tents’ Village that tells the whole story of the Bedouin life in the region. The Heritage Museum is quite popular among tourists who spend their holidays in Dubai.

The Museum opens from 8 in the morning until 8 in the evening every day except Friday.

The Museum of Traditional Architecture

One of the most interesting museums that welcome many tourists who travel to Dubai is the Museum of Traditional Architecture. Located in the former residence of El Sheikh Gomaa Ibn El Maktoom, the museum illustrates the history of the architecture in Dubai, the means of construction, and the tools used in the building of traditional houses in Dubai. The museum as well hosts a section dedicated to the history and the people of Dubai.

The museum opens from 8 in the morning until 2 at noon from Sunday until Thursday.



Source by Medhat Elsergany

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