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Sharjah Archaeology Museum

Al-Hizam Al-Akhdar Road | Cultural Square, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 566 5466
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Only if you are interested in History

Our tour guide told us there are more than 22 museums in Sharjah. One can't visit all. But the one... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
KVKulkarni
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Mumbai, India
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Great collection and presentation. Great discovery ! - But vistit the Mleiha Archeological Center as well

I loved the Museum. Especially the grave finds with groups of scelettons in perfect shape, with... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
Sunsetandunes
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London, United Kingdom
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This intriguing archaeological museum takes visitors through the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages and provides educational games for children, videos in Arabic and English and other creative touches designed to make learning fun.
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10 Aug 2017
“Only if you are interested in History”
30 Apr 2016
“Great collection and presentation. Great discovery ! - But vistit the Mleiha Archeological Center as well”
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Al-Hizam Al-Akhdar Road | Cultural Square, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide told us there are more than 22 museums in Sharjah. One can't visit all. But the one with Islamic Culture and this one are good. Good display! Thorough information!! But visit only if you are genuinely interested in History and Archaeology because...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2016

I loved the Museum. Especially the grave finds with groups of scelettons in perfect shape, with their jewellery still in place. But also the rich collection of objects starting from the stone age up to late pre-islamic times. I had been out to the Mleiha...More

1  Thank Sunsetandunes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

There are beautifully arranged exhibits in a very pleasant setting. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The permanent exhibits are very thorough and there is always a mouth watering temporary exhibition.

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

I volunteered in the summer camp at the museum and it was my first visit to it as well. The museum is divided according to the historical periods that the city went throw and some halls have similar displays of the actual archeological location. The...More

Thank Reem A
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Its location is good. One can park his car inside the gate. Entry fee is AED 5 only. One can see the old archeology of Emirate of Sharjah inside. One can experience the lives of people of Sharjah from the stone age to the present...More

Thank annu33
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I loved going to this museum, and have been a few times. The staff are awesome, very knowledgeable and polite, excellent English too. It's the best place to go to learn about the amazing history of the country, and the evolution of mankind out here....More

Thank ali jams j
Reviewed 13 January 2013

It is well planned and well done. It is my third visit to the musium and I truely like it. However, it is disappointing to see it is not very well maintaned as some of the video/audio shows are not working! Another thing, in the...More

1  Thank Dsd121
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Archeological museum of Sharjah is designed like the best museums in the world. You can find a good classification of historical periods from pre historic to our century. Overall history of Sharjah is very poor but it is shown with the best quality in this...More

1  Thank amooafshin
Reviewed 12 March 2012

There are lot of prehistoric stuff unearthed from this region showing how people lived the desert. artifacts are well kept, I could find some excellent life like scale models of old style dwellings.

Thank Gopikrishnan S
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Reviewed 4 February 2005

the archaeology museum was very interesting and organized well i thought. the exhibits were all new and beautifully displayed with objects or models.. it was spacious and easy to walk through. my only problem was that the interactives were not working at the time and...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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We visited on a Sunday so I can confidently tell you that it's open on Sundays. Do enjoy!
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