Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah

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Explore the history and traditions of the country's main religion at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, a modern cultural institution. Opened in 2008 in a grand, gold-domed building, the museum houses over 5,000 artifacts across seven galleries, including ones dedicated to faith, art, science and technology, and temporary exhibits. Highlights include ancient astrolabes (astronomical instruments perfected by Islamic scientists), as well as Islamic coins from across the world, each a testament to its own regional history and the spread of Islam across the continents. Thoughtfully arranged and full of information, the museum offers a fine introduction to the spiritual and intellectual heritage of this major world religion. Add Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and other attractions to your Sharjah trip itinerary using our Sharjah road trip app .
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  • October 2, 2017
    Good place to visit in Sharjah , you can go with the City open roof tour BUS , it has some of the original historical clothes and weapons , but also a lot of samples for tools , if you ave kids you sh...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Its an amazing place to visit at least once, this museum represent some sides of the Islamic civilization, mostly about Muslim scientists contributions in the science and how they have the priorities ...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Super Museum showing in also available for European history and Islamic civilization. Spacious, beautifully styled and equipped.
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  • September 2, 2017
    A place for you to know more about Islamic heritage and how they developed some of the modern equipments at the time in the beginning. Nice place to visit with family and kids
  • June 17, 2017
    We enjoyed the exhibitions. It is nice to know more about Islam and Arabic culture. Second floor galleries are very cold because of AC. Check it out. And it is free.
  • September 3, 2017
    Islamic space science, civilaisation, maps and history... Nice place to visit for getting islamic knowledge.
  • July 21, 2017
    Nice place to visit with family to view historic things
  • July 23, 2017
    Really good collections, maintaining well, but no guides to illustrate..!

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