Museum Of The Future
Museum Of The Future
3.5
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
About
The intricate oval-shaped Museum of the Future in Dubai explores human potential and possibilities for the future. Upon entry, you will be given a role to play before you go on a journey to solve the world’s problems. Go on an escapade to 2071, view prototypes of futuristic technologies, visit a DNA library, check out a mixed reality recreation of the Amazon rainforest, and attend a talk by renowned innovators or scientists. Little ones will love the ‘Future Heroes’ section, where they can collaborate with others to complete missions. Book your timeslot online, and visit in the morning for lesser crowds. – Tripadvisor
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Emirates Towers • 4 min walk
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  • Christian Romer
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates231 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful
    This building is an architectural beauty. Don’t look at pictures before going - just go and enjoy the experience (inside and outside). This isn’t a typical ‘museum,’ but it’s a very interesting experience. Worth going for sure, but make sure you book in advance as tickets are sold out weeks in advance.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 7 June 2023
  • THOMASFROMDAMASCUS
    Damascus, Syria3,822 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    In Dubai don’t miss a visit to the very, very interesting newest museum in the city, trust me you will not be sorry!
    It was our second visit to the new Future Museum in Dubai, and for sure will not be our last! We had our 18 year old Grandson visiting us here in Dubai so one of the first museums to visit was the Future Museum! What impresses you at first is the exterior of the Future Museum. This iconic building is 77 meters in height and is covered with many stainless steel panels which are adorned with Arabic calligraphy. National Geographic named the Future Museum as “The world’s most beautiful building”. It may resemble a torus shape or doughnut shape to some; anyway it is very, very unique! The building sits on top of a mound of grass, which represents the Earth and the opening in the center represents the ‘Unknown Future’. What is so striking is the Arabic calligraphy as you see it both outside on the surface as well as indoors all along the ceiling. Now, you enter as feels that you are going to a UAE space station in a ship, in the year 2071 from Dubai. From that “trip” you enter five floors of pure enjoyment. Each floor or “Chapter” of the museum is dedicated to different concept, including: Climate Change; Ecosystems; Space Travel; Health; Technological Advancements, etc. There is a great section on the Orbital Space Station or also called: OSS Hope in which your face is scanned and they place you in a Space Suit and an occupation. Don’t forget to go out to the Viewing Deck which is on Level 2. The views of both the museum and the tall buildings of Dubai are simply magnificent! You can come back down to the lobby in one of the three “drop pods”, which are high speed glass elevators. My Grandson and I spent the most time in the “Vault Of Life” or also called the “Library of Life”. There are over 2,000 species in glass jars from the earliest animals to many varieties of plants. They even have a hand-held scanner that you place above each jar and it tells you both the common name as well as the Latin name of each specimen, plus many facts of that species and if that specimen went extinct or not. All total we spent over four hours within the Future Museum and we could have spent many, many more hours exploring this fascinating Future Museum. While in Dubai don’t miss a visit to the very, very interesting newest museum in the city, trust me you will not be sorry!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Krishnendu B P
    60 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Vision of Dubai inexplicably portrayed
    Museum of the Future has been on my bucket list since it was opened to visitors. I visited the place in August 2023. The place is worth visiting. You can watch the vision of Dubai visionaries and rulers for the next century. Dubai's space missions, future expansions, etc. can be experienced there.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 September 2023
  • Nabil Al Atassi
    Prague, Czech Republic191 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The art of promotion
    In my view the first winner is the architecture of the building, second in place comes the promotion worldwide. Otherwise the museum is built on fiction, visualization, sound effects, and scientific well known realities/predictions. Entrance fee is dhs 149 (USD 41) if booked in advance, and hefty dhs 390 (USD 110) for access the same day, therefore, book you tickets in advance; over-priced photo services. Would I repeat it? Not likely.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 October 2023
  • dsnewtime
    259 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting museum in an incredible building!
    We went as a family group. 3 adults and two children 7 and 2. Firstly, I believe when you book tickets there is a time slot that you are given. I'm not sure what the point of that is, as the crowds were large and the line up very long when we got there. I felt that the communication could have been better and the organization of crowds certainly could be improved. We all stood in a line up for at least half an hour, but none of us seemed to know why. Finally a group of thirty or so were herded into another area, which was then closed off and a staff member with a microphone welcomed us, saying we were about to go into the year 2071. At least that's what I thought she said. It was very hard to hear or understand much of it. We all shuffled into a large elevator, which was a simulated spacecraft of sorts. More talking and explaining. It was dark and crowded with lots of flashing lights and noises. Then we were released into a larger area that was "self directed" but really not clear. It was interesting, once you could get near an exhibit to try and figure out what it meant. Here is where I feel like the museum could offer more explanations of things in their exhibits. It's obvious that money was no object in the conceiving and building of this project, so maybe a bit more needs to be spent to help the public understand it a bit better? All in all, it was an interesting place. I don't recommend taking young children there. It's all a bit too much for the very young, and possibly the very old.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 October 2023
  • Jan L
    Leigh, United Kingdom133 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Every helpful staff and worth a visit.
    The only thing I would say is. Even though you have already paid online, when you get in there you have to go over to the machine to get you wristband with a chip in. It wasn’t really explained anywhere so you could be queuing and someone see you don’t have a wristband then tell you. The queue took 45minutes. But it was worth the wait lovely experience. I would also say take food with you as the small cafe has limited choices. And not a large seating area. The kids and us loved it though. I didn’t get the name of one of the staff members she was lovely and very helpful as one of our children was really hungry, she even offered us her lunch for her some prunes. Which was so thoughtful and kind of her. I would like to thank her for the offer. This was on Tuesday 24th October. Worth going.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 October 2023
  • Vicky F
    Scarborough, United Kingdom17 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visit the building but don't pay to go in... go the the frame for a better explanation on the future
    We pre-booked our tickets for 2pm and we still had to queue for an hour... why ask us the book tickets for a time but then have to queue for an hour to go in?... nonsense Eventually it wasour turn. You start at the rocket launch that was very good, then the next 2 floors baffled me, made no sense. It was very difficult to hear and understand the English, unfortunately the English-speaking staff wasn't clear enough for us to understand. And the scientific jargon was well and truly lost on me.... The last floor was the best with, driver less cars, man made coral Reef to help aid repair of the existing reef. If you had to choose between the frame and museum of the future, I'd recommend the Frame. If you want to visit the Museum of the future, go and look at the amazing building but do pay for the tour, don't waste your money.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 November 2023
  • doctorfoxtrot
    Taguig City, Philippines12,820 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Future Beckons
    The Emirates kingdom is definitely going in the futuristic direction with this indoor exhibit. Sight to behold inside. Don’t go in peak hours , or better yet , get a tour guide help. Smooth elevators, floating objects and a DNA exhibit is worth the ticket. Outdoors get a photo ops of the museum structure.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 November 2023
  • Mona-Alkhalaileh
    Amman, Jordan231 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit
    Amazing. Such a lovely place. We had a great time with the children-(10, 16 & 20) spent just under 2 hours walking around & enjoying the exhibits & would’ve stayed longer. Absolutely worth the tickets.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 December 2023
  • Zuraifah
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia100 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love the building. Still don't know much about the future
    We expected more from this beautiful museum but was quite disappointed. The tickets were sold out as it was a very last minute plan. We had to source from a third party and finally got the ticket more than normal price. The building is really beautiful and really out of this world! Couldn't say enough about it as this is all there is to this visit. Just admiring the building and its modern architecture. The exhibition was really boring and nothing great. Really disappointed as we were expecting to see more things from the future. Some parts was ok but overall, it was boring.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 January 2024
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OKLonghorn_Guy
Texas167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Our tour guide, Dana, took us to this museum. I am not a museum lover, but this was wonderful. They offer several levels of very interesting displays. the most amazing is the room of the collection of DNA examples. all 2,400 of them. Very clever.
Written 26 May 2024
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Arjan B
3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Overhyped - clean but like a lot of Dubai overhyped- just see the lobby for free - and see the outside structure - save yourself the money
Written 20 May 2024
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Adam0418
George Town, Malaysia14 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Besides the architecture itself, the activities are not attractive. Just like many visitors have commented. It doesn’t match up what it claim…Musuem of the future.

Not value for money
Written 13 May 2024
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Riju Dixit
India22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
One place we enjoyed investing on the tickets. It does set you thinking. Time and money well invested. We enjoyed the space take off simulation, the room with DNA of over 2400 species and the room where it felt like we were walking on water or sand (the debate is on).
Written 8 May 2024
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Angkor Silver Travel
Siem Reap, Cambodia33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
The Museum of the Future, a beacon of innovation and imagination, invites visitors to explore the frontiers of technology, art, and society. Through interactive exhibits and immersive experiences, it illuminates the possibilities of tomorrow while honoring the legacies of yesterday. A testament to human ingenuity, it inspires wonder and sparks dialogue.
Written 2 May 2024
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Bhakti A
35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best attraction of 2024! Innovative, creative and full of awestrucking experiences for young kids and teenagers. Come and see talking, walking and dancing robots, flying creatures and a shuttle to the outer space
Written 2 May 2024
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Kamal P
Byron Bay, Australia7,942 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
We were fascinated by the design and shape of the building housing the “Museum of the future” which itself was futuristic. We were unfortunate to have missed the opportunity to purchase tickets at the entrance as the normal priced tickets were all sold out for the day. However, while being there, we were thoroughly entertained by the free-floating mechanical flying Dolphin that was appearing time to time and moving across the lobby. The building it self was very attractive and that justified our visit to the centre.
Written 2 May 2024
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bkurtakova
Sofia, Bulgaria156 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The idea and the building itself are amazing. The experience is quite good, though I would recommend it to families with kids 10 and under.
Written 1 May 2024
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Todor Nikolov
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
A bit overrated as many stated it as a “must-do” for Dubai, felt more targeted towards the one with young kids. Not worth the queues and the pricy ticket.
Written 1 May 2024
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Margaret C
Manchester, UK1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
I was really looking forward to seeing the museum and had to pay a lot of money to get tickets at short notice. I wish we would have saved our money and time.
I was very disappointed with the whole experience. I would say 1-2hours max to get around but in my opinion I wouldn't waste your time.
Written 22 April 2024
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