Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain
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Visit the former home of the late founder of the nation at Al Ain Palace Museum. Built in 1910, the palace displays striking architecture, with large courtyards and tiered towers located within high palace walls. A museum since 1998, the palace showcases art contemporary to the rule of Sheikh Zayed, tells the story of his political and private biography, and details what life was like at the palace. Tour the grounds and enjoy the exhibits, which are set across multiple ornate majlis (rooms for receiving visitors). It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Al Ain Palace Museum and many more Al Ain attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Al Ain tourist route planner.
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  • I walked through here on my own and really enjoyed my visit. The "palace" is actually a series of separate buildings. Most have signs in English and Arabic explaining how the building was used. So I g...  more »
  • A local resident referred me to the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum and I am happy for having visited this attraction. Went at the end of the day when the sun was setting and casting warm shades of color o...  more »
  • A beautiful space, with an essentially photographic, report, with the life of local residents. Beautiful and the castle like building.
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  • One of the better museums here in the UAE, I've been to Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi. It's not that big but a lot of interesting things to see one thing that stand out is the old TV screen they have there, playing a very old film and the film taught a lot about the history of UAE and I love history. Wish they could update the display though. Went here with the family and they are not as interested as I am, but if you are a curious then definitely visit this place.
  • Very nice place to see, many orchestras are held there! Cool place!
  • Get a feeling on how sheikh zayed used to live. Beautiful palace
  • Nice museum. Free entry. A look into the history of the ruling family.
  • One of the best museums in UAE. hats off