Museums, Dubai

There are  a number of museums in Dubai.


These are ideal with younger babies as they are indoors and air conditioned, offering a break from the midday heat if necessary. The Dubai Museum is set in the imposing 19th-century Al Fahidi Fort The Museum has an impressive collection of military and cultural artefacts, as well as working models and life-size displays depicting various aspects of Dubai life such as the markets, an Islamic school, the desert, Arab houses and Gulf marine life (open Saturday to Thursday 8:30am-8:30pm, Friday 2:30pm-8:30pm). After visiting the museum you can take a Dhow ride down Dubai Creek to Deira and visit the Gold Souk. Some of Dubai’s other best known museums include the Camel Museum, the Horse Museum,  the Al Fahidi Historical Museum, the Al Oqaili Museum, the Coins Museum, the Traditional Architecture Museum and the Falcon and Heritage Sports Center