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“Surreal experience”

Emirates National Auto Museum
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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“Surreal experience”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This was actually quite easy to find. Having spent many hours lost in Abu Dhabi I was relieved that it did show up on my Sat Nav, don't expect any signs to help you though!
The museum itself is worth seeing, although, like many attractions out here, the dial 'finish' is disappointing. There are cars, but the only information on display is the model and year of manufacture. It would be nice to know more background on the cars.
The building is air conditioned ( just about!) and the exhibits outside are only a few, so we didn't get too hot.
Do take your own water as the shop and cafe are disappointing.
It's a surreal place and the exhibits are just as strange. You will ask yourself - "But why?" at least 20 times! It has to be seen to be believed.

Visited May 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Worth the drive”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The 30-foot high Dodge pickup and the amazing royal family's caravan that it pulls are worth the entire trip. So are the rainbow Mercedes Benz collection. The location is out in the desert, but the cars are truly right down-town. I really enjoyed the very old steamer. Considering roads were a novelty here until the 1960s, this is a truly incredible collection and demonstrates the locals' enjoyment of motors and motorsports.

Visited April 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Far & Disappointing”
Reviewed 19 May 2014

For a European the car collection is nothing out of the ordinary. Expect a lot of Mercedes and Hummers as well as a few Fiats and Fords.

Visited May 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Passion for cars? This is for you!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Located 20-30 minutes outside the city of Abu Dhabi, you will find the Auto Museum which is a collection of cars from all over the world. The fee is AED 50 to view the museum. The museum is a large warehouse filled with cars that give the make, model, and year. There is very little information about the different vehicles. Been there, seen it, no need to return :) call before you make the journey to see if they are open on the day and time you wish to visit as there timing and information differs from website to website.

Visited June 2013
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Mumbai, India
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“Auto lover's delight”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This is a must must visit place if you love automobiles. Its is a 30-35 minute drive (around 50 Kms) from the Sheikj Zayed Grand Mosque (which is also a must visit).It is literally in middle of nowhere, but thank god for the google maps, you will be there without a hitch. Once inside be ready to be mesmerized by the sheer collection of the automobiles. Entry fee is 25 Dhs. per head, but definitely worth it.

Visited May 2014
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