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Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

Palace, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
+971 3 751 7755
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“simple life” (7 reviews)
“worth a visit” (21 reviews)
“royal family” (11 reviews)
Palace, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
+971 3 751 7755
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Well worth a once in a lifetime visit. Interesting information regarding his region and the families who lived back then. Rulers, guests to the country who helped shape things as well. The bookstore is worth a visit and if you're still into paper copies for...More

Thank ME A
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to learn about Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and the rulers family. Quite a lot to see and interesting to see how they lived.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum was on my list of places to see during this trip. It provided a wonderful look into the history of Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. I wish we could have had a guided tour so we could have learned even...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Although the palace is a mock up of the original site, it is fascinating & interesting to see. Many of the rooms are similar although the style and features provide an insight into way of life for the former ruler. History and culture! Entry FOC

Thank Andy N
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We really loved the palace, went with my husband and 3 years old son. We learnt a lot about the traditional Emirati lifestyle. It's well preserved, heritage is well explained, extremely clean, and totally free.

Thank LeeMie
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Palace Musuem is one of the most important cultural places in Al Ain City. This palace was the residence of the president and his family. it will help to study about the family and its history. The Palace was once a political and social...More

Thank Shefeekkk
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The place gives a ray of light into the history of Al Ain. The museum has exhibits that tell the past of the palace. I spent a long time at the place but was not able to see everything. A group of tourists who had...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Loved it. A must for visitors easy to get around, lots of signage and helpful people.can get hot so go earlier in the day.

Thank Jayne-Ann Y
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to learn al ain history. The is location easy to find and have lots of information on how royal palace used to look like in ancient times before oil era . Good start to learn about al ain.

Thank Irene N
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A lovely historic tranquil palace built on the edge of the Al Ain Oasis. The oasis is birthplace of Sheikh Zayed founder of the U.A.E. in 1972. He was an inspirational leader who lived as a bedouin in and around the Al Ain Oasis for...More

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Ioana A
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Response from alex198876 | Reviewed this property |
I'm 99% that it is open on Sunday…but I am not at home in UAE to check…I think Friday and Monday might be the closed days