Sharjah Heritage Museum

Sharjah Heritage Museum

About The Museum

Sharjah Heritage Museum first opened its doors in 2005 in the Heritage Area. It was renovated and re-opened in 2012 in Bait Saeed Al Taweel Al Shamsi in the Heart of Sharjah.

Why you should visit Sharjah ‎Heritage ‎Museum

The museum is dedicated to highlighting Sharjah’s authentic heritage and the rich culture of Emirati people and Sharjah residents over the past decades. It, also, emphasizes the value of the deep rooted Arabic customs and traditions which are a legacy from our ancestors and a source of pride and joy to the coming generations.

Explore a life full of ‎authenticity and ‎generosity

This museum provides its visitors with a broad idea of the diverse environments, which our ancestors experienced and lived in, starting from the marine and coastal environments to the mountainous and agricultural ones. These environments reflect their lifestyle, habits and crafts. The Museum also highlights the authentic Arab traditions including the warm hospitality, celebrations, marriage ceremonies, sciences and livelihoods. In addition to this, it presents folk tales, proverbs and puzzles to entertain children and help them learn in an insightful and interesting atmosphere.

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 6 568 0006 | Fax +971 6 568 0505

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Telephone +971 6 511 2555 | Fax +971 6 568 0082

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