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Top 9 Museums in Abu Dhabi

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  • Are you dreaming of visiting Abu Dhabi super soon? It’s an excellent idea! Don’t just dream; let that dream come true, and visit the majestic land of Abu Dhabi for your lifetime experience.
  • You can plan your day tour and gaze at the fantastic architecture and the city during the daytime, and after that, you can move to stare at the stunning beauties ready to strike your mind with the elegant displays.
  • Yes, we are talking about the museums, which are also one of the best places to visit in Abu Dhabi
  • The museums in Abu Dhabi are intricately designed to help you explore the history and development of the city. 
  • So, let's dive right in to know more about the same in this rundown. Make sure you visit them all on your trip

Best Museums in Abu Dhabi

1. Emirates National Auto Museum

First is the Emirates National Auto Museum, which is said to be the best in Abu Dhabi. It features a fantastic collection of around 200 Sheikh Hamas Bin Al Nahyan cars. It has a fantastic display of off-road vehicles and a unique series of classic American Cars. You’ll see the fantastic view of the Sheikh’s Mercedes rainbow collection, which is stunning! It also features the World’s Largest Truck. 

You got to visit these fantastic things and capture shots here!

  • Opening Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Daily.

  • Entry Fees: 50 AED (USD 13.6 $) approx.

2. Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi

Next up on the list is the Museum, which you'll get tired of visiting. It is so vast that you won't be able to cover that quickly. You must take a leave of 100 days at least to visit this beauty completely! Yeah, we aren't joking! It is vast and has a lot to display to you. Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi is known to be one of the most prominent museums in the entire UAE (United Arab Emirates). It has the best part, which is super stunning from all across the world. It has lovely architecture that gives you the ultimate look and feel of the doomed roof, designed by Jean Nouvel, one o the finest French Designers. The most expensive painting ever sold in this Museum is the Salvator Mundi. 

You’ll visit this vast area and will be tired, right? Don’t worry; it also has a restaurant that serves all the visitors delicious food.

  • Entry Fee: 60 Dirham (INR 1227.30 or 16.33 USD)

  • Opening Hours: Saturday to Wednesday from 10 am to 8 pm, Thursday and Friday from 10 are to 10 pm, Closed on Mondays.

3. Heritage Village

Next up on the list is the Heritage Village Museum, which gives you the ultimate depiction of the culture and the past of Abu Dhabi. This fantastic Museum is located in Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi. Are you interested in knowing the rich history of Abu Dhabi? Then this is a great place to be and explore the area well on your tour! Also, you can experience the fantastic view of the campfire with coffee pots and the tent made up of goat hair. So, out and out, this is the most amazing thing to visit in Abu Dhabi. It would be best if you visited this Museum for the best experience on your tour to Abu Dhabi.

4. Qasr Al-Hasan

The Qasr Al Hasan excellent museum is also known as the symbolic birthplace, which is the oldest stone building in the mighty land of Abu Dhabi. It was deemed to be the first permanent structure that was built in the Abu Dhabi Emirate from all 7 Emirates of the UAE. Sheikh Dhiyab Bin Isa established this Museum as a watchtower in 1761, and from then, it became the famous Museum in Abu Dhabi.

  • Location: Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, Al Hasan, Abu Dhabi.

5. Zayed National Museum

This Museum is the ultimate proof of the memory of UAE’s Founder President, the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It was drafted by the fantastic architect Lord Norman Foster, who also was the Pritzker Prize. Here you’ll see the complete story of the UAE’s President, the Late Shaikh Zayed. It beautifully displays the broad areas of his interest and how he was fond of ideas, then how he made his name by becoming president, his rule over UAE, and much more.

So, if you want to explore more about the same, visit here, and you’ll get all your answers.

  • Location: Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi.

6. Al-Ain National Museum

This Museum is said to be the oldest Museum in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). The former president of the UAE built the late Shaikh Zayed bin Al Nahyan, the best craft ever in UAE. The complete grand Museum is divided into two parts, the Ethnographic part and the Archaeological part. The Ethnographic piece depicts the life of the UAE people before the era of oil, highlighting the different phases of the lives of those people like birth, educational backdrops, marriage, work-life, and careers. The Archaeological part depicts the unique antiques, i.e. the old objects of the city, which reveal the ancient ages in proper chronological order. You can witness that portion of the museums and find more insights about ancient life.

  • Location: East Side of Al Ain Oasis, near the Murabba roundabout.

7. Manarat Al Saadiyat

  • Next up on the list is another popular spot for tourists from all across the globe. 
  • It features a lot of galleries and rotating exhibitions that display the beautiful concept of art, science, and culture. 
  • Moreover, being spread over 15,400 sq. meters, it also features the artefact retail store, which provides a fantastic collection of books and products you can buy and store as your memory.

8. Women’s Handicraft Centre

Next up on our list is the Women’s Handicraft Centre which is run by the Abu Dhabi Women’s Association, portraying the fantastic skills of the local artists in the profiles of art and crafts. It is a small museum where you can easily track the creativity of these local women. These female artists craft unique products to sell and help you to grab unforgettable memories from the city. They prepare handmade souvenirs, incense, and local dresses. You can buy them from the variety o option which they offer. But remember, you have to ask them to click beautiful photos. You can’t capture shots without their permission. Also, you have to remove your shoes before you enter the workplace.

9. Etihad Modern Art Gallery

Mad at art? Want to explore this to the zenith of beauty? Guess what? This is one of the best museums to visit. It is the place you must definitely visit on your trip to Abu Dhabi. Etihad Modern Art Gallery is a unique gallery that portrays fantastic artwork and the collections of local and international artists.

  • Opening hours: Every day from 10 is to 10 pm.

  • Location: Al Bateen Area, near Al Huwaylat Street, Abu Dhabi.

So, this was all about the great rundown and the best museums in Abu Dhabi that you got to visit on your next trip! So, what are you waiting for? Plan your trip to Abu Dhabi now!

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