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Address: Al Ain 2 St Al Ain 2 St Box 15715, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Nice set up and close to more things to see

Not too big but nicely set up with a nice exhibit. A good thing to visit together with the fort, oasis and other museums around.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Drenthe
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must tour-around the museum is required! Perfect on its exhibits, the set-ups and how it was properly labelled for visitors and public knowledge! The antiques, art crafts and some personal things that belongs to Sheik Zayed's family were all-together interesting part of the exhibits!

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Thank Rose E
Drenthe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not too big but nicely set up with a nice exhibit. A good thing to visit together with the fort, oasis and other museums around.

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United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So if you want to know about the actual life for the locals people of this place Come to the museum You wanna know about the legacy of shiekh zayed Just busy the museum Enjoy

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours looking around the museum. Interesting to see the history of the area and how it developed over time.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here with a rental car from Abu Dhabi's AUH. The free Al Ain Nat Mus displays the history of Al Ain to include hundreds of artifacts(stone vessels, pottery, beads, etc) found at UNESCO's Hili Archaeological Park, a Bronze Age(3rd C BC) settlement/tombs surrounded by a lovely parkland. UNESCO's Hili Oasis, which has been cultivated for 4000 years, is... More 

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Thank Gene J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The museum is located next to the restored Sultan Fort (fort was constructed as a residence some 100 years ago). The museum is mainly divided in two sections - one illustrates the pre-oil era culture and the second section successfully displays antiquities of the Stone Age, Bronze Age etc.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Was an interesting little museum. Small but full of interesting facts! Won't take very long to do, so it is a good place to go if you need to pass time or have some time available between activities or so.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Loved learning about the history of the U.A.E.Very information & educational .It was nice to see & read about very old artifacts of the country .........

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good place to know about the al ain history with all the cultrural history of UAE and the archalogical excavation items in display.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lots of pottery, weapons, jewellery etc. You could also walk around the fort, though having already seen a few forts in the area it wasn't particularly interesting. The thing I enjoyed most that I hadn't seen elsewhere was a collection of photos taken in the area ~30 years ago. Things have changed a lot since then.

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