Women’s Handicraft Centre

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Women’s Handicraft Centre information

Location
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates
Address
Al Karamah/24th St
Telephone
+971 2 447 6645
Prices
admission Dh5
Opening hours
7am-3pm Sun-Thu
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This government-run centre showcases textile weaving, embroidery, basket-making, silver-thread needlework and other time-honoured crafts traditional to the region. Shoes should be removed before entering the various workshops and permission sought for photographs. All items are for sale in the on-site shop. There is a henna bar for women; this temporary souvenir lasts about a week.

The centre is behind the main building of the General Women's Union (ask the guard for directions), at the south end of Al Karamah St.