Etihad Museum
Etihad Museum
4.5
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Duration: 1-2 hours
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from HK$200.15
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The area
Neighbourhood: Jumeirah
Years ago, before the skyscrapers, before the 12-lane highway, there was only Jumeirah. In fact, when the UAE was formed, its rulers signed the agreement in Union House, at the very start of Jumeirah Beach Road. Often called “The Beverly Hills” of Dubai, a drive down Beach Road reveals one enormous, lavish villa after another. Originally residential-only neighbourhoods, they are now also home to an array of cafes, smart boutiques, and art galleries. Home to one of Dubai’s few public beaches, this recently renovated area includes a new boardwalk, running and walking track, with changing facilities and cafes along the way. Another landmark, Jumeirah Mosque, is the only mosque in Dubai that can be entered by non-Muslims. As part of the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, the mosque hosts regular tours and talks about Islam, as part of an “Open Doors, Open Minds” program. A wonderful way to understand more about the UAE and Islam.
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  • Audu M
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Flabbergasted
    It was amazing the staff Marwa was fantastic taking her time patiently to explain every details. At some point I felt like I just arrived Dubai. Are you really in Dubai if you don’t visit the museum ? Nah I don’t think I will recommend you request for Marwa she’s really amazing. My friends won’t stop asking her questions and she had answers for everyone she’s good at what she does. It’s a 100/10 for me good job I Love Dubai and it’s history. Everything makes sense now ! ❤️❤️❤️❤️🇦🇪🇦🇪🇦🇪
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 1 August 2023
  • Sara Pachachi
    Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates95 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning building with amazing insight
    If you want to learn more about the history of how the UAE was formed, this is the place. Beautiful collection of personal belongings of the Sheikhs, as well as calligraphy around the museum. It also has a fab coffee shop at the top!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 September 2023
  • dameauxchats
    Norfolk, United Kingdom283 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely museum
    A really interesting museum telling the story of the UAE with interactive exhibits and artefacts. We also popped upstairs to the cafe to have a smoothie each which was great and had a nice view of that part of the city. Well recommended.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 December 2023
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Farah_alyasi
United Arab Emirates1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
WI met a tour guide named Hess’s Alali who amazing with. Big sile and great energy and so informative with history of this beautiful country
Written 7 February 2024
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dameauxchats
Norfolk, UK283 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
A really interesting museum telling the story of the UAE with interactive exhibits and artefacts. We also popped upstairs to the cafe to have a smoothie each which was great and had a nice view of that part of the city.
Well recommended.
Written 4 December 2023
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Bas v
Soest, The Netherlands20 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
It’s interesting to learn about such a young country, it’s founders, the why behind certain rules and how it all came about.

I loved the fact it has many fun and modern ways to present the information. From moving cubes to get videos and photo’s and so on.

I would have personally loved some more data and data presentations. It was a lot of story telling, I like that, but a time line and also a time line from before it was uae for context would have made it better. Also more clear maps for example would have been helpful.

It’s a nice hour to learn more about the country and it’s founders,
Written 11 November 2023
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zuv
Bucharest, Romania33,913 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
The museum is dedicated to the union of the emirates and the formation of the current state. The exhibits are not very spectacular, but the building has an unusual, very beautiful architecture. It represents a rolled sheet of paper, representing the document signed for the union (according to the guide). As part of the museum, you can also visit (with a guide) the room where the union was signed, as well as the building where Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum received his important visitors. Very good guidance!
Also, there is an interesting (temporary?) exhibition of Arabic calligraphy.
There is also a cafe, but it doesn't serve alcohol.
You need about an hour to visit all.
Written 25 October 2023
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Bella B
London, UK80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Educational. The museum is full pack of interesting subjects regarding the 7 Emirates countries. Massive museum. Good subjects. I learned a lot.
Written 23 October 2023
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ajmawad
Dubai, United Arab Emirates40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Business
Amazing cultural place, it is the right place where you can know about the UAE union story, very calm and nice place to visit
Written 11 September 2023
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Sara Pachachi
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
If you want to learn more about the history of how the UAE was formed, this is the place. Beautiful collection of personal belongings of the Sheikhs, as well as calligraphy around the museum. It also has a fab coffee shop at the top!
Written 8 September 2023
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Pat
Leeds, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Exquisite building and learnt a lot about the UAE. Aisha and Marwa were fantastic! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Would recommend anyone visiting dubai.
Written 12 August 2023
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Goodluck Akanama
Dubai, United Arab Emirates11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
The views were amazing! We took so many photos. My colleagues and I were thrilled on seeing the facilities that are there. I salute the Dubai culture authority.
Written 4 August 2023
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Audu M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
It was amazing the staff Marwa was fantastic taking her time patiently to explain every details. At some point I felt like I just arrived Dubai.
Are you really in Dubai if you don’t visit the museum ? Nah I don’t think
I will recommend you request for Marwa she’s really amazing.
My friends won’t stop asking her questions and she had answers for everyone she’s good at what she does. It’s a 100/10 for me good job
I Love Dubai and it’s history.
Everything makes sense now ! ❤️❤️❤️❤️🇦🇪🇦🇪🇦🇪
Written 1 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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