The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization was renovated and re-opened in 2008 as a significant tourist landmark in the region, and the first of its kind in the UAE. Situated right at the historical heart of Sharjah on the Majarrah Waterfront, this fascinating Museum started its life as a traditional Middle Eastern souq or indoor market.

The museum’s predecessor was called the Islamic Museum, and was situated in one of the heritage houses in the Heritage Area. It was established in 1996, and continued to receive visitors until 2007, before transferring to its new location as the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.

Opening information

Opening Hours:
Saturday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Entrance information

Entry Fees:
Adults: 5 AED
Families: 10 AED
Children: Free

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Contact information

Website
www.sharjahmuseums.ae/Inner-Pages/Our-Museums/Sharjah-Museum-of-Islamic-Civilization.aspx
Address
Al Corniche Road
Sharjah,United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
PO Box 39939
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Phone
+971(6)-565 5455

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