Museums in Abu Dhabi

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Must Visit Museums in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is known to have a very rich Arab history among the emirates and what better way to learn and know about the culture and heritage than to visit some of the best museums Abu Dhabi has to offer. These museums are intricately designed and beautiful.

Here is the list of 5 Museums in Abu Dhabi

1. Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre is the first art and civilisation museum of its kind in the United Arab Emirates, and was established on November 8, 2017. Located on the Saadiyat Island in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, this cultural landmark has the advantage of being part of the Saadiyat Cultural District.

2. Emirates National Auto Museum

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A beautiful structure sitting 45 kilometres south of Abu Dhabi is the Emirates National Auto Museum displaying a rich collection of cars. 
An unusual pyramid-like structure nestled on the lonely highway in the desert of Abu Dhabi is Emirates National Auto Museum, a unique private collection of cars.

3. Miraj Museum

The Miraj Islamic Centre, located in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, features an exclusive collection of Islamic artworks and masterpieces from around the Muslim world. The museum opened in January 2015, and has a display of historical pieces from places like Egypt, Syria, Russia, India, Iran and Iraq.

4. Al Ain National Museum

3.5 /5

For those interested in the heritage and history of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain National Museum is a must visit. Established in the year 1937, the Al Ain Museum also referred to as Al Ain Palace Museum, was once the prior residence of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late founder of UAE. Also serving as a political and social centre, the palace was refurbished in 1998 and was finally opened as a museum.

5. UAE Currency Museum

The Currency Museum in UAE showcases the historical paper notes, gold and silver coins which also include historic Indian rupees, as well as Saudi Arabian and Qatari riyals. Established in late 2013, the museum is entirely free to explore and learn about the currency of UAE.

How many of these museums in Abu Dhabi have you been to? Let us know in the comments below!

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