Sharjah Archaeology Museum

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Timings : Saturday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM,
Friday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Sunday: Closed

Time Required : 2-3 hours

Entry Fee : Adults (13+ years): AED 5,
Children (under 13 years): Free

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Sharjah Archaeology Museum, Sharjah Overview

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, as understood by its name, is a place where tourists can learn about the history of Sharjah through its well-preserved archaeological records. Go back in time with the museums various sections namely Stone Age, Bronze Age, The Iron Age and Greater Arabia. 

The key highlights of the museum are Ceramic Dome, camel statue, Golden bridle and ivory comb placed inside a alabaster bowl. The place is well curated and is an amazing place to visit while also featuring some games to keep kids entertained.

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What to see at Sharjah Archaeology Museum

The museum is divided into four sections based on various time period prominent to Sharjah's history:

1. The Stone Age: This section displays the technology of the people at that time through numerous flint pieces and source of food through the discovery of old seashells. In addition, on display are the pottery remains and decorative gems, which affirms the trade exchange with Mesopotamia (currently Iraq), were found in Al Hamriyah belonging to Obaid Period.

2. The Bronze Age: This exhibit includes stones, jewellery, metals and pottery work.

3. The Iron Age: In a time where mining and construction for irrigation purposes were the main focus, a lot of tools are on display. Since metalwork was also at a peak during this time, a lot of these tools are one of the first metal tools to have been found in Arabia.

4. Greater Arabia: In this section, a lot of writing and coinage were found, this was because of the large trade of iron happening during the time.

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