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Al Ain National Museum and Al Murba'a Fort

Updated on 05.06.2018

The National Museum of Al Ain traces the history of Al Ain and the region, from archeological times to the oil age: it exposes number of objects uncovered during excavation campaigns on the archaeological sites of Hili, with an infographic presentation style from the 90s. Find in this article all the information to prepare your visit: opinion, advice, schedule, price, access map and location, detailed map of the site.

Cannons flanking the entrance to Fort Al Murba'a in the city of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates ©Odyfolio

Fort Al Murba'a

Nearby Al Murba'a Fort is a military-style construction of a style different from those seen so far. The interior of the fort can not be visited. Its main facade, with its two guns flanking the entrance, is at the back, opposite the road.

Entrance to Al Murba'a Fort next to Al Ain National Museum in Abu Dhabi Emirate ©Odyfolio

Useful information

The cost of entry is symbolic (3AED). The museum opens every day except Monday, from 8.30am to 5.30am. On Friday the site opens at 3pm. The fort cannot be visited.

Statues of wax depicting a scene from everyday life at the Al Ain Historical Museum, in the emirate of Abu Dhabi ©Odyfolio

Maps and access plans

Map of Al Ain (United Arab Emirates) with the location of the main tourist attractions of the city ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Map of the center of Al Ain with the most important tourist sites of the city ©OpenStreetMap contributors