United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

2 hours

The museum is a significantly important national and touristic monument. It is specific for its beautiful location along the Al-Majarrah Waterfront in the center of Sharjah and for being the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates. The museum provides thousands of exclusive artifacts that feature the great Islamic Civilization from the first century AH (7 AD) to the fourteenth century AH (20 AD). Visitors to the museum can open the discoveries and inventions of Muslim scholars all over the ancient Islamic history. The museum's gathering of Islamic arts and culture run over more than five thousand well defined pieces collected from various parts of the Islamic world, and exhibited according to their time periods in six unique galleries. Visitors can admire learning about the splendid Islamic history, art, culture, sciences, and Islamic discoveries.

Highlights:

  • 7 spacious galleries and display areas
  • The Abu Bakr Gallery of Islamic Faith
  • The Ibn Al-Haytham Gallery of Science and Technology
  • 4 Islamic Art Galleries
  • Islamic Coins Display
  • The Al Majarrah Temporary Exhibition Gallery
  • Family Activities: Islamic Patterns
  • Teachers Guide

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