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National Museum of Ras al Khaimah

National Museum of Ras al Khaimah

The National Museum of Ras al Khaimah is currently still under refurbishment so you might want to wait a few weeks. It’s still well worth a visit now though Like some other museums in the UAE, Ras al Khaimah museum served first as a fort

Umm al Quwain Museum

Umm al Quwain Museum

Umm al Quwain museum was once UAQ Fort and home to the ruling family and then a police station. It now houses displays that include everyday items from traditional life, weapons and archeological artefacts. You can combine this with trip to mangroves or one of

Mleiha Archeoligical Centre


Mleiha offers stunning scenery from mesmerising rock formations, rolling sand dunes, desert meeting mountain to sandy plains and lush gardens. Discover Mleiha has long been one of my favourite places and should be on everyone’s must do list. There really is something for everyone there.

Heart of Sharjah

The Heart of Sharjah is the oldest part of the city and such a quiet haven, you’ll often forget you’re even in a city. It is home to several museums – Heritage, Calligraphy, Bait al Naboodah, Hisn Fort, old souqs, a beautiful hotel and more.

Traditional Crafts Museum

Traditional Crafts Museum, Khor Fakkan

Take a stroll back through time in this small well set out museum and see how trades and every day tasks were carried out in the past and how the local people lived. The museum is located within Khor Fakkan Old Souq. Entrance is free.

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