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The museums of Sharjah

The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is one of the most important and interesting museums in the city. Supported by a modern infographic, it traces more than 1000 years of Islamic civilization through science, arts and religion. This tourist and cultural attraction is sometimes called the Sharjah Islamic Art Museum. Find here information to prepare your visit: advice and reviews, schedules, prices, access map and location, detailed site map, hotels nearby.

The Sharjah Aquarium and the Maritime Museum are located in the same place and can be visited as a result. The aquarium offers a pleasant walk with an impressive pond where you can see sharks evolve on the surface of the water. A fish restaurant offers a nice view of the Khan Lagoon. Find in this article all the information to prepare your visit: advice, tips, schedules, prices, access map and location, detailed site map, hotels nearby.

The Sharjah Art Museum exhibits upstairs a small collection of orientalist paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries related to historical themes of the region. The ground floor regularly hosts temporary exhibitions of high quality, and much larger than the permanent collection.

Sharjah is a city of arts and culture, with many museums and temporary exhibitions of quality. In 1998 Sharjah was elected by UNESCO as cultural capital of the Arab world and in 2014 the city was recognized as the capital of Islamic culture. Its many museums, which can not be visited all in one day, will satisfy all visitors, and will offer both tourists and residents of Dubai a cultural break during their stay. Find in this article all the information to prepare your visit: advice, tips, schedules, prices, access map and location, detailed map sites, hotels nearby.