Top Choice Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation

Just about everything you always wanted to know about Islam is addressed in this well-curated museum in a stunningly converted souq right on the waterfront. Ground-floor galleries zero in on different aspects of the…
Top Choice Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Heritage Museum

This creatively curated museum goes a long way towards demystifying Emirati culture and traditions for visitors. Each of the five galleries zeroes in on different aspects of local life, from living in the desert, re…
Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Archaeological Museum

Dig deep into Sharjah’s past at this elegant museum which does a fine job of displaying and interpreting locally unearthed artefacts from the Stone Age to AD 600. Walk among re-created tombs and houses and admire an…
Historic Site in Sharjah

Bait Al Naboodah

This 1845 house, a former pearl trader’s home with a grand entranceway, elaborately carved decorations and an ample courtyard, is a fine example of early Emirati architecture and daily living. It is expected to reop…
Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Art Museum

The Arts Area is anchored by one of the region’s largest and most dynamic art museums and the organiser of the Sharjah Biennial. Upstairs, a permanent exhibit presents a comprehensive survey of art created in the Ar…
Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Maritime Museum

For a salty introduction to the UAE, visit this charming museum that displays enough traditional dhows, exhibits on pearling and fishing equipment to keep your imagination afloat for a half hour or so.
Aquarium in Sharjah

Sharjah Aquarium

Enter an ‘abandoned dhow’ for close-ups of maritime creatures from the UAE’s west and east coast without getting your feet wet. Moray eels lurk, blacktip reef sharks prowl, eagle rays flop and jellyfish dance around…
Fountain in Sharjah

Sharjah Fountain

Gallery in Sharjah

Maraya Art Centre

Museum in Sharjah

Sharjah Fort Museum

A row of cannons welcomes visitors to Sharjah's beautifully renovated 1823 Al Hisn fort, which reopened as a museum in 2015. Past its mighty teak gate well-presented exhibits help you study up on the history of Shar…