Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

About The Museum

The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum first opened its doors on June 12, 2002.

Why you should visit Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Here, in the house of Hamad Al Midfaa in the Sharjah Heritage Area (Heart of Sharjah), you can embark on a fascinating discovery journey into the world of creativity and splendor to learn about the evolution of Arabic calligraphy over the years, through beautiful portraits depicting stunning calligraphic texts, letters and shapes.

Admire the beauty of Arabic Calligraphy

This museum showcases fascinating masterpieces and creative paintings by local and international artists and calligraphers. It also hosts exhibitions on a regular basis, aiming to instill the love of Arabic calligraphy in every visitor, to preserve the cultural heritage, to introduce the visitors to the Arab artists' marvelous artworks and to set new standards both locally and internationally.

The artworks displayed highlight the masterly talents of local and international artists and calligraphers; their paintings, meticulously created, carry a deep meaning and a valuable historical background. This museum, with all its spectacular calligraphic artworks, gives you a boost of positive energy that will brighten up your day.


Opening Hours:

Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Entry Fees to the museum:

Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12years): 5 AED
Adults (13+ years): 10 AED


Tourist groups Entry Fees:

Children tourist group (under 2 years): Free
Children tourist group (2-12 years): 3 AED each
Adult tourist group (13+ years): 7 AED each


Schools Entry Fees:

Government school trips: Free
Private school trips: Free


Heritage Ticket “Joint Ticket” Fees to Al Eslah School Museum, Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah Fort “ AL Hisn”, Bait Al Naboodah:

Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12 years): 10 AED
Adults (13+ years): 20 AED


Telephone +971 6 569 4561 | Fax +971 6 568 5683

For more information, please visit www.sharjahmuseums.ae.

Telephone +971 6 511 2555 | Fax +971 6 568 0082
Email info@heartofsharjah.ae

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