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Set in the manicured grounds of Sharjah’s university district, this centre houses a rich collection of centuries-old maps, manuscripts and books

Located at the entrance of University City, the Dr. Sultan Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies is an institution providing comprehensive geographical and historical information about the heritage of the Arabian Gulf. A number of the exhibits are part of the Ruler of Sharjah’s private collection, including maps and the very first images of the region.

The Archive Library holds a collection of rare publications of historical reference, covering the history of the Arabian Peninsula. Researchers here have access to over one and a half million historical documents and records.

Contact Details

University City
Sharjah
UAE

info@dsqc.ae
+971 6 5585855

How to get there

Dr. Sultan Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies is located at the northern entrance of University City, around 12km from the Sharjah city centre.
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Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies
Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies
Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies

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