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Nice fort of the local emir

This fort has been reconstructed. It shows the local history and focuses on the ruling emirs and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Pete_Br_27
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Egersund, Norway
UAQ Museum

This is a fort in the old UAQ near the sea and the fisherman's is interesting in the way that is... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
ziggyworld
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

The drive from Dubai takes little over an an hour. Once you turn off from Emirates Road, you drive past numerous camel farms, some with camel herders out with their camels. A couple of date farms on the road too. Falaj Al Moalla is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This fort has been reconstructed. It shows the local history and focuses on the ruling emirs and their legacy. There is also a bit on the pearl diving and fishing. You'll need about an hour to get through this fort if you pay attention to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is a fort in the old UAQ near the sea and the fisherman's is interesting in the way that is well arranged this place and cleaned they have different rooms creating a scenario how the previous generations were living here I recomend this place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ziggyworld
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Dont miss this place if you happen to visit UAQ. Well maintained. You can see few unique things which are not presented in other musuems.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

My impression is a bit mixed. The architecture is more unique than the other Emirates forts scattered around the UAE, and the courtyard is lovely. The creepy mannequins are off-putting and a lot of the infrastructure is run down (video did not work, exposed wires...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

It displays artifacts,old weapons and old items found in the neighboring area reflecting the local history and culture.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This small fort has a classic shape of the Gulf forts, and looks great as if it was a miniature. It houses the UAQ museum and someone thought that maybe it would be a good idea to place a tank in front of it! Well,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KrysMD
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Based at the old town area the Fort, museum and the archeological museum. Former live of a sheikh is shown in a lot of rooms at the house. More details you only can read at the flyer you get free of charge. You have to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank borgy2015
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Overseeing the old city and the port creek, the mud fort with rounded towers and tall walls house the small museum of the little Emirate of Umm Al-Quwain. The exhibits are just reflecting the local history and culture, especially the artifacts from the nearby archaeological...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Was here about 15 years ago with very young children and fell in love with the loving restoration, detail and clear presentation of artifacts and info. Went back just yesterday as we are visiting Dubai, and arrived just before closing, but the kind man at...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank salehfam
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