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Saruq Al Hadid Archaeology Museum

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Small museum but worth a visit

Stopped into the Saruq Al Hadid museum while in Bur Dubai. Admission for 1 adult was 20aed. A bit... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Houston, Texas
via mobile
Small but surprisingly full of interesting objects

There was almost no one there and the guide was extremely helpful with us, sharing a lot of... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Emanuel S
Brasov, Romania
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Treasures From The Iron Age Found In Dubai.Unlock the mysteries of the Iron Age at the Saruq Al-Hadid interactive museum, the first of a series of new museums set to transform the historical district of Dubai into a rich cultural zone.Located in the...more
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AL Shindagha - 311, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Deira Corniche
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New museum showing artifacts from a recently discovered site inside the desert. Small but tastefully designed and informative. And cheap (20 AED). The two very cool immersive movies at the beginning are already worth the price of admission. The courtyard is beautiful and tranquil, with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BL50389
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped into the Saruq Al Hadid museum while in Bur Dubai. Admission for 1 adult was 20aed. A bit high considering the size of the museum, but I enjoyed my visit. After 10 minutes of video introduction to the archaeological site, there are a few...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

There was almost no one there and the guide was extremely helpful with us, sharing a lot of interesting facts about the history and civilization of the Emirates.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Emanuel S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The Saruq al Hadid Archaeology Museum is a relatively newer addition to the large number of historical centers in Al Ghubaiiba in Bur Dubai. It offers a glimpse into the history of the land on which UAE stands, which is a lot older than what...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The history of bedouins living in the UAE goes back many thousands of years, and the museum presents artifacts that show they were very early adopters of modern technology (stone tools in the stone age, iron tools in the iron age, etc). In addition to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

There's so much to discover in this fascinating museum - a surprising revelation. It's probably the world's only living museum as it is in a constant state of renewal of assets that are being unearthed at the excavation site of the iron age ruins currently....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DeeCarb
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This archeologic museum has multimedia explanations. The tour starts with 2 films about an archeological dig in the desert. They found that the people were very good in extracting iron ore from the ground and making weapons and tools out of the ore.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank avmn
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Really interesting for all ages and long opening hours.You can do the experience in a short time and various rooms and exhibits means you can also take your time if of real interest.Free for over 60s.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 841roy
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This museum focuses on the archaeological excavation and findings from Saruq Al-Hadid. They start with a 3D film, very well presented from the work area and continues with presenting the different objects found in the area. The findings are very nice presented and gives you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Henrik L
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is a small and modern museum which is worth a visit if you are interested in archeology. Depending on which way you approach it can be a bit tricky to find. It is close to the crossroads of civilisation museum The museum shows items...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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