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Maritime Museum

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Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are interesting exhibits on traditional wooden dhows as well as pearl collecting and fishing. Sharjah Aquarium, hosts around 150 species of sea life including reef sharks and sea rays.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NaziaK786
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I probably wouldn't go out of the way for this museum, but since it was included and next to the Aquarium, definitely go in. Lots of replicas of boats from the past, some interesting info on pearling, and a few cool artifacts to boot. Clean...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting small museum you can visit with the ticket of sharjah aquarium. Nice explanation about sharjah maritime history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Llukaszz
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The maritime museum has wonderful information of old time Persian world. the place talks about ships, trades and Journeys. It was a visual treat

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kiddreen
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had taken our school kids to the museum. It was a great experience. The exhibits were very organized and displayed very neatly. They were easily accessible. The interesting display was labelled in Arabic and English. We enjoyed the guides and the instructors who were...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank warda f
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It was an awesome place.Some of the facts just blow your mind away. The pictures,artifacts and the boats were very informative. Even me and my little sister , we don't like history , but this museum kept us captivated till the end. It was amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stefi Maria L
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Adjecent to mamzar waterfront toward sharjah. Good to take kids and family along. Provide great information about anciant methods of trade in arab.. Old traditions and methods being followed in past. Lots of old ships and boats model,traditionsl tools and equipment. Cooperative staff.economical.entry fee is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank parveen k
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Situated right next to aquarium. Interesting place to visit. Entrance was free with my aquarium ticket. Lots of old boats to see and history about the history of fishing in the UAE. Some interactive exhibits for kids. Great place to visit

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a quaint little place that has a fair share of marine creatures on display. If your kids have visited larger water worlds in other cities or even the Atlantis they may find this boring. On the other hand it may be a very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RArmstrong2
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Went with one of my grandsons aged 12 and we both found it a good place for learning about some of the local early culture and history. Is not a large museum but it looked like they were expanding. Good displays and worth a visit....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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