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Gain insight on ancient Arab tradition from the Stone Age to the Islamic Era

With a treasure trove of pottery, jewellery and weaponry on display, this Sharjah museum uncovers the daily life of ancient inhabitants in the region, far before modern UAE culture. The most significant discoveries in the country are featured in this museum, including a 2,000-year-old golden bridle from Mleiha, findings from a Stone Age graveyard with the skeletons of 500 nomadic herders and a vast collection of Arabic art. For history buffs, this is one of the most important tourist places in Sharjah.

For things to do with kids, head to the children’s area which features interactive displays, informative exhibits and films. Call ahead of time to plan your trip during the museum’s summer activities for kids. To get to the museum, take a Sharjah bus with a stop on the Sharjah bus route close by. Or, reach there quicker with a Sharjah taxi.

Contact Details

Sharjah Archaeology Museum
UAE

info@smd.gov.ae
+971 6 566 5466

How to get there

Sharjah Archaeology Museum is next to the Sharjah Science Museum on Sheikh Rashid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Road in the Halwan district.
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Sharjah Archaeology Museum
Sharjah Archaeology Museum
Sharjah Archaeology Museum

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