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Maritime Museum

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Hisn Avenue, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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All reviews the pearl sharjah aquarium on display entry fee interesting place to visit interesting exhibits amazing place worth a visit fishing trade ships pearls dhows diving history information uae
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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
1  Thank Eskimo328
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
Thank LiznReg
Reviewed 3 February 2018

its right next door to the Sharjah aquarium. lots of history detailing Sharjah and the UAE's history of fishing and pearl diving, lots of models of boats on display.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank gbegum
Reviewed 27 December 2017

It tries to recreate the route and history of the UAE trade. looks a bit monotonous but that's how the Museums look like. The place is charmed by the oldest pearl existing, so you might have the pleasure of watching oldest pearl existing in that...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Aishihm
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Good place for people who is interested in marine culture and ancient fishing culture of Emirates. Entrance cost is 25 ARE.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mohammed S
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent, very educational and informative related to the history of UAE and how they use to do sea diving for pearls their culture ( don’t miss this video). Next to museum is aquarium where u can witness real sea water fish aquarium which unique in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank samiulla_mukaddam
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A bijou museum, with many old dhows - (there used to be dozens of different types in operation) - and many beautiful scale models of others. Plus artefacts from the fishing industry, in the days when people used to make their fish-traps from palm-fronds; and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Located at Husband avenue, Sharjah , the maritime museum is single big hall with free entry and quite well led our artifacts. It shows the maritime roots of the Emirates and the sea going life in the gulf, especially about the pearl diving and trade.

Date of experience: September 2017
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