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  • Dreaming to visit Abu Dhabi super soon? It’s a nice idea! Don’t just dream, let that dream come true and visit the majestic land of Abu Dhabi to get your lifetime experience.
  • You can plan your day tour and gaze at the amazing architecture and the city during the daytime and after that, you can move to gaze 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

Emirates National Auto Museum 

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

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

  • Opening Hours? 9 am to 5 pm Daily.

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

Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi

Next up on the list is the museum which you'll get tired to visit. It is so vast that you won't be able to cover that in a short while. You got to take a leave of 100 days at least to visit this beauty completely! Yeah, we aren't joking! It is huge and has a lot to display to you. Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi is known to be one of the biggest museums in the entire UAE (United Arab Emirates). It has the best part which is super stunning from all across the world. It has a lovely architecture which gives you the ultimate look and feel of the doomed roof which is 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 huge area and would be tired right? Don’t worry at all it has a restaurant as well which 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.

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 amazing museum is located in Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi. Are you interested in knowing the rich history of Abu Dhabi? then this is an amazing place to be and explore the area well on your tour!  Also, you can experience the amazing 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. You should visit this museum for the best experience on your tour to Abu Dhabi.

Qasr Al-Hasan 

The Qasr Al Hasan amazing 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 came out to be the famous museum in Abu Dhabi.

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

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 amazing 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 complete areas of his interest and how he was fond of ideas and then how he made his name to become 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.

Al-Ain National Museum

This Museum is said to be the oldest museum in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) which was built by the former president of the UAE, late Shaikh Zayed bin Al Nahyan, which is the best craft ever in UAE. The complete grand museum is divided into two parts, the Ethnographic part, and the Archaeological part. The Ethnographic part 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 amazing 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 the ancient life.

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

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 features the artifact retail store as well which provides an amazing collection of books and products which you can buy and store as your memory.

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 amazing 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 amazing products to sell and help you to grab amazing 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.

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 for you to visit. It is the place you got to visit for sure on your trip to Abu Dhabi. Etihad Modern Art Gallery is a unique gallery that portrays the amazing artwork and the collections of local artists as well as international artists all over.

  • 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 amazing 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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