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Entry Ticket - Al Shindagha Museum
Supplied by: Al Shindagha Museum

Al Shindagha Museum is a world-class heritage museum that connects Emiratis, residents and visitors with the rich history of Dubai, and reveals the strong relationship between the city's past and future.


  • The museum includes several historic houses including the home of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, the former ruler of Dubai 
  • Get a fascinating insight into the rich history and culture of Dubai and the UAE
  • Enjoy the several interactive displays to learn more about the Emirate culture in a fun and engaging way 

What's included

  • Entry to all operational Al Shindagha houses (21 museums)
  • Group tours
  • Private tours
  • Transportation


Al Shindagha Museum tells the story of the rich cultural heritage of Dubai, within the context of the nation's proud past and myriad Emirati traditions. A world-class heritage museum committed to education, exploration and the celebration of culture, it is situated in the historic Al Shindagha neighbourhood, which has witnessed the emirate's dramatic development over many decades.

Today, the district's carefully curated set of 21 houses features interactive technology installations with a regular offering of public and educational programming for families, students and private groups. Among these houses is the Al Maktoum Residence – one of the most prominent sites in the area, it gives visitors a glimpse into the erstwhile royal residence of His Highness Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the former Ruler of Dubai.

Known for their keen sense of Emirati hospitality, the museum's team of local and multi-lingual guides are warm and welcoming to the community – especially the youth. Visitors are sure to have a memorable encounter with the city's past at Al Shindagha Museum, Dubai's largest heritage museum.

Know before you go

To ensure that your visit is safe and enjoyable, please follow these guidelines:

Small backpacks and bags may be brought into the galleries; large backpacks must be checked in at entrance

The museum reserves the right to inspect any bag or parcel brought into the premises; security guards may be conducting bag checks when you arrive

Eating (including chewing gum), drinking and smoking (including e-cigarettes) are not permitted onsite; if you carry food or liquids on you, make sure they are properly sealed and stay inside your bag at all times

Sketching and note-taking is welcome in the museum with dry media (pencil and erasers) only; crayons, markers, wet materials and ink pens are not allowed in the galleries

Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Photography is allowed for personal use only; photography for commercial purposes is prohibited without prior permit application

Last entry timing at museum is 7pm

Cancellation policy

Tickets cannot be cancelled once purchased.

Additional Information

Regular Timings
Monday – Sunday
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Last Admission: 7:00 PM

Please collect your entry wristbands at Al Shindagha Museum Welcome Centre ( Visitors centre).
Kids below 5years old enter free of charge.

How to get there:
Car Parking: Public Parking is available on Al Khaleej Street
Metro Stop: Al Ghubaiba Metro Station
Bus Stop: Al Ghubaiba Bus Station
Ferry Stop: Al Ghubaiba Ferry Terminal