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Address: Al Ain 2 St Al Ain 2 St Box 15715, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 3 711 8331
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Good place to know about the al ain history with all the cultrural history of UAE and the archalogical excavation items in display.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 .........

Thank Neilo147389
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Hannah P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very interesting place to visit. Entrance fee is three dirhams for adults. Displays give a live impression of how people lived and worked. Must watch the video commentary and story of coal and the development of Al Ain. A must visit

Thank niruDurbs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting place...my Son love it and we will surely come back before school vacation ends...very historic and natural

Thank kelvin200
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Although the museum is small by European standards, it offers a window to a world that is hardly ever seen in Europe or the West. The staff were very friendly, and readily explained a few things we did not understand and answered our questions with good explanations. Retrospectively, I wish we could have had a proper guided tour of the... More 

Thank Christoan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This museum is very old but very good preserved. Even though there are now many museums in Al Ain, I still prefer this rather quiet museum. It gives a good look into the history. Don't miss the Al Nahyan family tree at the entrance (tip: count the number of sons of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan -... More 

Thank Bernd E
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Today my husband and I visited the museum and found the whole place fascinating with an excellent history going back 2500 years BC. Unfortunately when it came time to leave we requested a taxi and we were told to walk in a vague direction to find a taxi rank. They had lent us a wheelchair so if was obvious that... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Interesting place to see and understand how old this area is and how much history there is.. Good price and well laid out with nice video to watch.

Thank Paul W
Ozark, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to see the history of the UAE. Very interesting facts and artifacts. Great place for friends and families

Thank Josh V

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