Dubai's best museums and libraries
Learn about Dubai's origins, traditions and culture at one of many museums and libraries around the city. Or, perhaps, take a glimpse into the future a Dubai's Museum of the Future - an insight into the innovation and technological forces at work in Dubai.
A tour of the Dubai Museum is a journey through the emirate’s past with artefacts all the way from the third millennium B.C. up until recent times on display. View exhibits that give insight into cultural practices and daily life in Dubai before the discovery of oil.
Likewise, take time for a trip to one of the many other museums in the area, like the Women’s Museum and Pearl Museum.
Venture into Saruq Al Hadid museum for a trip to the Iron Age, where artefacts dating back to ancient times are on display. Meanwhile the Eithad Museum commemorates the formation of the United Arab Emirates with a series of interactive and educational exhibits, and Al Shindagha Museum by the Creek shines a light on early life in the emirate.