Horse Museum is located in Al Shindagha and has been built in the 1940s, as one of the properties of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. It consists of a large interior courtyard overlooking rooms and diwans (grand halls), where it now hosts the events of UAE National Day and other different national events.
Horse Museum contains of two floors with ground and first floor; where most of the rooms are spread through a domestic yard (Housh), and an upper floor comprised of one room. The building has two entrances, eastern and southern.
With a total space of 700 square metres, the Horse Museum offers an opportunity to know a lot of things about horses in general and specifically about the Arabian horses. It also takes the visitors on a thrilling encyclopaedic journey that enriches their knowledge of horses and makes them even more appreciative of the distinct relationship between this animal and man, which exceeds the narrowness of sheer material aspects to the vastness of wide moral aspects.
The museum has 13 rooms that contain: History of stallions, stallion breeds, stallion types, description of stallion bodies, stallion illnesses and care, relationship between Stallion and Arabs in the past, stallion in the Arabic literature, History of stallions in the Emirates, famous stallions and its breeds in Emirates, endurance races.
The Horse Museum provides free of charge admission and tourism guidance is also made available for free. Public transport buses reach the location through the Ghubaiba bus station nearby Metro stations. Parking areas Free parking area is available close to the site.
Sun to Thurs – 08:00 to 14:00
On Fri and Sat the museum is closed
Location: Al Shindagha area – Bur Dubai, Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Phone: +971 4 392 0368
Fax: +971 4 703 3517