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Sharjah Maritime Museum

About The Museum

Sharjah Maritime Museum first opened its doors in 2003 in the Heritage Area. It was re-located to a new building in Al Khan area and re-opened on July 7, 2009.

Why visit the museum?

Enjoy a day with an extraordinary adventure at Sharjah Maritime Museum, where you can explore Sharjah’s interesting marine history and heritage and learn about the customs of Sharjah’s inhabitants, whose lives were strongly influenced by the sea.

Explore the astonishing hidden world of the deep sea life

Visit Sharjah Maritime Museum and discover the history of the traditional fishing methods, sea songs, pearl diving and trade trips in the United Arab Emirates.

 The museum presents marvelous and diverse aspects of the sea-related life that had such a great impact on Sharjah's heritage, and the development of coastal cities for over 6,000 years.

Explore the traditional wooden seafaring dhows used for fishing, trading and pearl diving. Enjoy the beauty of the genuine Arabian pearls collected by our ancestors from the deep blue waters of the Gulf, which still possess the same luster and glamour today as they did when they were first harvested.

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Location :
Sharjah Maritime Museum is located in Al Khan, adjacent to Sharjah Aquarium.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Visitors Health & Safety Measures During Covid-19

Entry Fees to the museum
Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12years): 5.00AED
Adults (13+ years): 10.00AED

Children (2-12 years) + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium: 15.00AED each
Adult (13+ years) + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium: 25.00AED each
Children group (2-12 years) + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium - “6 or more”: 15.00AED each
Adult group (13+ years) + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium - “6 or more”: 25.00AED each
Government school trips + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium: Free
Private school trips + Entry to Sharjah Aquarium: 5.00AED each
Senior (60+): Free
People with Disabilities: Free

The museum entry is free during the following:
  • Martyr's Day on 1st of December 
  • UAE National Day on 2nd of December 

The museum is closed during the following:
  • 29th Ramadan ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al Adha ( Islamic calendar)
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