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Al Ain Palace Museum

Al Ain Palace MuseumAl Ain Palace Museum or Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum was the palace of HH the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and was built in 1937. The palace, which has since been converted into a museum strives to maintain the look and feel of the past and does considerable justice to the intention. This was the residence of the ruler and his family and the museum contains much information to educate us about the family tree and its history.

Several residential quarters are on display. The palace consists of many courtyards, each for specific purposes such as wards for guests, children’s housing, meeting rooms or ‘majlis’ for the local and foreign visitors to the palace. Thanks to both the construction as well as the way of life on display, a walk through the courtyards is bound to transport you into an altogether different world, very much in contrast with the bustling life you would have left behind at the gates. The palace museum provides fascinating insights into the life that was led there before and is also a place to explore for its beauty and architectural elegance.

Entry is free of charge. The museum is closed on Mondays.  Timings to visit are as follows:

Saturdays to Thursdays: 8.30 am – 7.30 pm

Fridays: 3.00 pm – 7.30 pm