Heritage sites and museums in UAE

As UAE always works to protect its old places and monuments as part of its heritage, that’s why you will find lots of museums and heritage sites around the Emirates . Here are some of the most famous historical and cultural monuments you would love to visit.

Naif Museum:  authenticity of heritage

This edifice was used as a castle that was considered both prison and a police station in the past. This museum gives you the opportunity to explore the ancient castle of Dubai Police history, in addition to the judicial system in the city. This castle was built in 1939 from mud, and it includes real sized models and interactive exhibits that you will really enjoy.

nayf museuum - Heritage sites and museums in UAE

nayef museum - Heritage sites and museums in UAE

Heritage House: meet the traditions

In one of the oldest urban sites in Dubai, Heritage House was established by Mr. Matar Saeed bin Mzeinah in 1890.

It introduces you to the local traditional house of UAE, in which was prepared to adapt with the main daily issues of the hot dusty weather in the area.

Heritage House is of two floors, and it was built of stone reef, gypsum, teak, along with palm fronds and trunks.

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Heritage sites and museums in UAE- The Heritage House ‫‬

Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House: an architectural icon 

Standing tall in Shindagha area, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House is considered an architectural monument that attracts everyone by its rich details.

At the time of its construction in 1896, it was considered the most modern architectural house in the Gulf area

Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House- an architectural icon in Dubai

museums and heritage- Sheikh Saaid house

Horse Museum :  bond relation 

Horse museum was built in the forties of the 19th century, in the Shindagha area. It was owned by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and is located near the Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum House.

As its name says, the Horse Museum has horse sculptures, and it introduces you to strong old relationship between the UAE citizens and horses.

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Horse Museum - bond relation - Heritage sites and museums in UAE

 

 

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