Holding thousands of rare and important Islamic artifacts, you can admire the timeless achievements of Islamic civilization and its universality.
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization features seven galleries spread over two levels. The ground-floor galleries cover aspects of the Islamic faith and the achievements of Arab scientists and astronomers. The upper floors offer a chronological overview of Islamic arts and crafts, including textiles and jewellery.
Housed in building every bit as impressive as its collection, the museum is located on the Corniche, just north of the Heart of Sharjah district.
Astrolabes, manuscripts, ceramics and coins all vie for your attention, but don’t miss the gold-embroidered curtain for the door of the Holy Ka’ba and the mosaic inside the central dome detailing the zodiac constellations.