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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 26 May 2015

A well designed, sharply focused educational museum.The large model boats and the explanations were fascinating. Pearl trade exhibits well designed. The museum is of moderate size, but offers a solid intro to its subject. The ticket price is included n the ticket for the aquarium....More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank OregonRazorback
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Disclaimer: I geek out on both history and most things naval. That being said, I can't recommend this enough. It is small, true, but they cram a huge amount into the space they have and that's not counting what they've done with it. There's a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Small but full of a wide variety of boats -- the heart of the origins of Sharjah and Dubai. Pearling description, boat-building techniques, and lots of historical examples. Focused and well-done.

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Ana-Maria Z
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The Maritime museum provides various information about the history of fishing, pearl, and various other products of sea. They have exhibited the models of boats, fishing gears etc used in olden times. It mainly covers the Middle East Region. Maritime museum is in same premises...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Sc0rpionGal
Reviewed 31 August 2014

it's really nice place to visit with your family. i have visited it twice. many under water creatures there Kids can see shark swim in front of them, Walking through tunnel while many kids of fish around is awesome adventure. the way to it, little...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Yasser H
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I learnt a lot from the Maritime Museum. Was totally unaware of the fishing and pearling history of the area.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Kris D
Reviewed 27 September 2013

The region has a rich ancient maritime history and I expected a little more than there was. They have a few Dhows, fishing boats etc in the museum but there is potential for much more. The museum is in a modern building just beside the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 24 June 2013

It is realy good place to visit. We have visited twice. every time some relative came to our place we have taken them to show. So may under water creture are there with shark in diffrent size. Don't expect like other big city but compare...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank dipanjandebnath
Reviewed 11 December 2012

We arrived on holiday to tour the cultural site of Sharjah and this place did not let us down. Just a great hall full of information and real exibits I enjoyed looking around and recognised the boats and craft. Did not light my wife fire...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank PropmasterSouthport
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Located bang opposite to the aquarium. The entry fee is combined for both aquarium and maritime museum i.e. 20 DHS for adult. Ample car parking and very neat garden for people and children to sit. The aquarium area also houses open air restaurants. The museum...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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