Dubai is well known for the luxurious lifestyle the people live there and for the stunning man-made paradise Dubai itself is. You must have heard about the Burj Khalifa, the Palm, Dubai mall and many such other wonderful places that will make you question man’s ability. Little do we know about the famous museums of Dubai that have so many intriguing things to tell us, Here are the top 5 worth visiting museums in Dubai that one must include in their Dubai tour package.
Located in the Al Fahidi Fort, which is one of the oldest buildings in Dubai- the Dubai museum is the main museum of Dubai. It showcases local antiques and artifacts from the African and Asian countries that traded with Dubai. It also includes several dioramas which show life in the Emirate before the advent of oil, which include artifacts from recent discoveries and also as old as 3000 B.C.
2. Car Museum- The Emirates National Auto Museum.
The car museum is a private collection of Sheikh Al Hamad’s mighty beasts. Some of them are owed by him while the others are gifted to him from different corners of the world. Some of these cars have been kept the way they while some have been modified and are worth seeing. You will find cars in each color of the rainbow thus making this a paradise for a car lover!
3. Heritage House.
Established in May 2008, this heritage gallery aims in conserving the Saudi culture and art and also promotes artists from all around the globe. It is a platform the bridges the connection between artists from UAE to the rest of the artists from all around the world. The gallery showcases mosaics, paintings, calligraphy and various drawings depicting culture of various regions of the globe.
4. Hatta Heritage Village.
Situated in the heart of the majestic -Hatta mountains, Hatta is a lovely inland resort and also an ideal weekend getaway making it a must visit in your Dubai tour Package from Mumbai.. It is an important historical site for tourists- dating back to 2000-3000 years. The Heritage Village consists of 30 buildings. It is also a great picnic spot which is only an hour’s drive from Dubai.
5. Juma al Majid Heritage & Cultural Centre.
This institute is a non-profit earning as well as a research institute. The library collection here consists of 350,000 Arab language titles which have a hint of concentration on Arab and Islamic heritage. It boasts 17,000 titles in English, French, German, Russian and various other languages. There is also a separate national heritage collection in different language which has books and materials relating only to the Arabian Gulf.