Dubai Creek is one of the most popular destination in the UAE. The place offered made of Dubai a pioneering trading destination in yester era, where they exchanged goods and trading of pearls took place.
Visit Al Shindagha Museum and know more about the ‘Khor’ of Dubai that played a crucial role in the Emirate‘s history. The iconic Dubai Creek area is the home to the museum, where visitors can experience the history of Dubai. Developed as part of an initiative to transform the creek into a regional culture and traditional centre.
Shindagha Museum reveals the universal story of human innovation, resilience, and the progress which was responsible for shaping the Dubai of nowadays. Visitors are invited to explore the heritage to understand and get to know true Emirati culture and its origins. The museum also highlights Dubai’s shared heritage with the region and wider world. Set out to experience the time when Dubai’s modern society was beginning to take shape on the blue waters of its famous ‘khor’ – a traditional regional word for creek or waterway. Get to see the place where trade with the outside world began, while the area’s development took place – the produce market, first bank and police station.
Get to know about what was needed to grow a business and raise a family by the creek for the hardworking and innovative Emiratis of the past.
Story of the Creek offers a multimedia experience that include an informative and inspiring movie that allows visitors to get details of personal stories that present the neighbourhood. This is a unique sensory experience that tells the universal tale of the power of the human spirit and the ways Dubai’s inhabitants managed to build a successful city rooted in its heritage and taking wisdom from the past.
There are many aspects for your senses to be stimulated and one of them is the realm of exceptional Emirati fragrance. Presenting traditional techniques for making scented oils and perfumes that date back centuries, Perfume House takes visitors on an aromatic journey to learn about ancient traditions while exploring unusual ingredients. You can discover the role of traditional scents that play in Emirati culture, how they are interconnected to our past, and their role in religious and everyday life.
Other than Shindagha Museum Dubai’s Heritage Sites includes Al Ahmadiya School, Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif, Heritage House, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. The historical Museums include Etihad-Museum, Naif Museum, Museum of the Poet Al Oqaili, Dubai Museum and Al Fahidi Fort and Coins Museum among others.
10:00 – 20:00
Al Shindagha Museum
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 8 003 3222
Photo courtesy: https://www.alshindagha.dubaiculture.gov.ae/
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