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Women's Museum Bait al Banat

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A cultural initiative, the first in the Arab World and the Gulf Region. A space to explore and celebrate the lives of women of the UAE. A place where people can meet and appreciate the achievements of the women of the UAE.
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Al Sabkha 24 St | Gold Souq, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small museum; but not without merit. It will take about an hour to really see the entire museum, so take the time to go without a guide. All the exhibits have English titles, so very easy to enjoy. It will give...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This small and low cost museum exceeded my expectations. I learned so much about the United Arab Emirates and the history of women who have advocated socially, politically, economically and in education. This museum also includes everything from clothing to housewares to photos to poetry...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected stop on my visit to the area and was pleasantly surprised by the richness of information and such well documented history of the role women in the region. Exceptionally well preserved and articulated - a true eye opener for me personally...More

Thank DeeCarb
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I must say museums are not always the top of my list but the women's museum is so well set out and presented. It provides enough information and artefacts to get you thinking but it doesn't overcrowd and overwhelm. I imagine you could spend longer...More

Thank searchingforrainbows
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the Women's museum as part of a tour. It was totally worth it. Exhibits are well done and interesting. Lots of interesting facts presented and explored. Doesn't take long to tour the entire museum. We recommend.

Thank mbrstuff
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

20 Dirham entry fee high in comparison to other museums but assume it is all privately funded so necessary to be high. Interesting to see the clothing, jewellery, perfume, etc displays. Education for women has been quite recent since 1958 so a lot has been...More

1  Thank lady5000
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I loved my visit there. I learned a lot and I felt like I could feel the power of the women that contributed to this vision.

Thank ladyjen114
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The Women's Museum is a "hidden gem" in Dubai's cultural offerings. It is situated to the north of the gold souk in Deira, but not well sign posted (walking through the souk, turn left at 45 St, when you reach the road, turn right and...More

3  Thank SandTF2015
Reviewed 31 October 2015

After six years living in Dubai, we discovered a heartwarming experience by visiting The Women’s Museum were two young Emirati women, one an recently graduate and Intern and the other the Museum Coordinator provided a fabulous presentation of the Founders' "aims to discover UAE society...More

3  Thank Adora L
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I loved the whole idea of the museum the fact that there’s such creative cultural place in the middle of traditional area like old gold souq which was considered the heart of Dubai back then. This museum has brought back people to visit this place,...More

3  Thank Aya A
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