Dubai Coffee Museum is a must visit place for tourists, it has been set up in one of Dubai’s heritage hibs, Al Fahidi in Bur Dubai. This small private museum in an historic Emirati home offers an aromatic bean-based journey around the world and back in time.
Inspired by the significance of coffee to different cultures and countries coffee museum through the centuries is the theme of Dubai’s Coffee Museum, which allows visitors to view the rituals of serving the popular beverage and to taste it.
The initial beginning of the museum started with a small handful of artefacts related to coffee making and drinking. With the growing interest in visitors, the ground floor level of the museum is now divided into zones reflecting the traditions of different coffee drinking cultures. One entire area of the courtyard is dedicated to Ethiopia.
Visitors can see the beans roasting using traditional Ethiopian technique. The Egyptian barista is also one of the attractions here. Coffee museum also includes an Emirati-style majlis, where local Bedouin coffee traditions are observed. The courtyard has small exhibition rooms with artefacts and antiques.
Guests also learn about the origins of coffee, examine centuries-old grinders, pots, roasters and other implements and sample traditional Ethiopian or Turkish coffee prepared by staff in traditional costume. Coffee Museum also has the literature room, which displays texts based on coffee, from the eighteenth century to the present day.
Location: Al Fahidi Heritage Village, near Sheikh Mohammed Centre For Cultural Understanding, Al Musallah Road, Al Fahidi Historical District, Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 353 8777