The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened its largest heritage museum, named the Shindagha Museum, in Dubai, which will allow visitors to learn about the Emirate’s history and development over the years.
Located in Creek area, the Shindagha Museum is spread across more than 20 pavilions with so much to explore and learn about the UAE’s culture.
These pavilions include Dubai Creek – Birth of a City, People and Faith, Emerging City, Perfume House, Traditional Crafts, Beauty and Adornment, Traditional Jewelry, Traditional Healthcare, Children House, Culture of the Sea, Community Hall, Life on Land, Traditional Food House, Poetry House, and Al Maktoum Residence.
Prime Minister of UAE, Vice President, and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Shindagha Museum this week. In a tweet, he said, “Today we inaugurated the Shindagha Museum in Dubai. It extends across 80 historical houses in the Shindagha area. It includes 22 suites. It contains various collections dating back from the middle of the last century to 3000 years. History is our identity, our address, and our roots that increase our connection and love for our homeland.”
افتتحنا اليوم متحف الشندغة في دبي … يمتد عبر 80 بيتاً تاريخياً في منطقة الشندغة .. ويضم 22 جناحاً .. ويحوي مقتنيات متنوعة يعود تاريخها من منتصف القرن الماضي وحتى 3000 عام .. التاريخ هويتنا وعنواننا وجذورنا التي تزيدنا ارتباطاً وعشقاً لوطننا .. pic.twitter.com/upIXXZGlu2— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) March 6, 2023
In another tweet, he stated, “I invite everyone to visit the Shindagha Museum and learn about a part of Dubai’s history that spans hundreds of years. I invite everyone to consolidate our roots, our identity and our history in the minds of our children.”
The management of the museum has set an entry fee of AED (Dhs) 50 for adults, while kids and students can enjoy enter for just Dhs 24.