Al Ain National Museum, Al Ain

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At Al Ain National Museum, the oldest museum in the UAE, you will find discoveries from the Bronze Age, ethnographic information, and artifacts from Hili Archeological Park. Located next to the Eastern Fort, this museum focuses its exhibitions on regional collections from Al Ain and other significant objects from around the country. Tour this popular museum, which was founded by former President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to learn more about the history of United Arab Emirates and its people. Put Al Ain National Museum and other Al Ain attractions into our Al Ain online holiday builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It was interesting, I enjoyed it, nice place to unwind. Recommend visiting Nationalety museam.
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  • 4 or 5 rooms of ornaments and models of people. Cheap, but not much to see. Everything in Arabic and English. Cool interior.  more »
  • Free entry to the national Museum of Al Ain, is a palace and is so beautiful and clean, in the entry you have tea and dates (by free) and in the reception they gave us sweets, so interesting to see th...  more »
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  • A place worth visiting... By name of palace I was expecting to be a magnificent building... but its a very simple building... free from traditional luxuries... but person living here have build up the whole country and brought glory to his country and today people love him as they love their father. Very simple, decent building, well maintained, with a wonderful view of city, fountain, traditional dates trees.. A room inside has the family tree of nahyan family I really enjoyed the visit here... it was really amazing to imagine that a king living in such a simple but decent palace has taken the whole country to height of success and glory.
  • One of the best museums in Al Ain that exhibits artefacts that dates back to stone age. Lots of pottery from the region that are of high historic significance. You would need at least 2 hours to see all. Entrance fee is a nominal 3 dhirhams.
  • The place to visit to see and learn about the Bedouin history and culture of the emirates. Also on display: a piece of moon rock, given by the then USA President as a symbol of friendship with the people of the emirate.
  • Quaint little museum attached to a small fort. Lots of antiquities from the country on show. It's 3 AED per adult for a visit, maybe it should have been free. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is no taxi line. Getting a taxi means a walk to the nearest main road across a car park.
  • Oh, I love the Alain Museum, many things I wouldn't know ever about the Arabic culture or some of them I wouldn't believe exist but after the visit to Alain museum I can make it sure that the Arabic culture is rich in history and the UAE has maintained it very safely. You can explore the old and the new Arabic culture in Alain museum for sure.
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