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Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

Mission of the Museum

The mission of the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is to display, interpret, research and further develop the museum’s collections for a wide range of local, national and international audiences, and to stimulate knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of Islamic art, history, science and culture.

About the Museum

Welcome to Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE. Situated right at the historical heart of Sharjah in Al Majarrah area, this fascinating Museum started its life as a traditional Middle Eastern souk or indoor market. The building now houses more than 5,000 exquisite artefacts from all over the Islamic World, and hosts regular exhibitions and internationally renowned displays of Islamic masterpieces.

  • Prayer rooms
  • Cafeteria with tea, coffee, cool drinks and snacks
  • Gift shop
  • Parking with designated spaces for visitors with disabilities
  • Wheelchair access and bathroom facilities for visitors with disabilities
  • Lifts as well as stairs

Opening hours

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ticket price

Adult Dhs 5, Family Dhs 10, Children Free
For more information call +97165655455.

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