Sharjah Air Station: The First Landing 90 years ago exhibition

Location : Al Mahatta Museum Date:03 October 2022 - 03 September 2023
Sharjah Museums Authority is hosting an exhibition to celebrate Emirati Civil Aviation Day and the first aircraft landing in Sharjah. The exhibition “Sharjah Air Station: The First Landing 90 years ago” will be held at Al Mahatta Museum to commemorate the UAE’s ninety years of prosperity and development in the aviation field. 

The exhibition tells the story of Sharjah Air Station’s establishment in 1932. It will also display a collection of photographs, the approval agreement for the establishment of the first air station in Sharjah, the construction stages, the first landing moment, and the route of the flights from which it was departing.

Free entery to Museum on October 5, 2022


Location :
Al Mahatta Museum is located in Al Mahatta area, opposite Al Qasimya District in Sharjah, behind the Federal Authority For Identity And Citizenship.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Hours in Ramadan:
Saturday to Thursday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Friday: Closed

Entry Fees to the museum
Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12years): 5.00AED
Adults (13+ years): 10.00AED
Government school trips: Free
Private school trips: Free
Government University trip: Free 
Private University trip: Free
Senior (60+) + one companion: Free
People with Disabilities: Free

The museum entry is free during the following days:
  • International Museum Day on 18th of May.
  • In memory of the first airplane to land in Sharjah (Hanno) on 5th of October.
  • Martyr's Day on 1st of December.
  • UAE National Day on 2nd of December. 

The museum is closed during the following days:
  • 29th & 30th of Ramadan (Islamic calendar).
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr (Islamic calendar).
  • 9th of Dhul Hijjah (Islamic calendar).
  • First day of Eid Al Adha (Islamic calendar).
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